Saturday, May 26, 2012

Watercolour Workshop -- A Fabulous Success!

After a week of instruction from Evelyn Dunphy and painting in situ and in the conservatory, the workshop watercolourists and Anam Cara hosted an exhibition of their work for some of the neighbours and the villagers of Eyeries. It was their way of giving back for all the warm greetings and friendly chats they had while painting away up and down the village.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

I am more than thrilled to say that I have just been granted Irish citizenship! Now all that remains for me to do is to learn the national anthem "A Soldier's Song," (in Irish), to go to Dublin for the pledging-fidelity-to-the-Irish-State ceremony, and to celebrate with all my neighbours and friends at, what I hope, is a long-into-night ceili with lots of singing, dancing, and great craic!!!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Writers -- Win a Retreat to Anam Cara!

Anam Cara is currently sponsoring two writing competitions. For submission details and deadlines about the one for poetry, go to: For more information about the short fiction competition, go to: Good luck!