Winning the GenreCon Short Story Competition

On Monday morning the 15th of February, the day after Valentines Day, I received an email from Queensland Writers Centre notifying me that I had won the GenreCon Short Story Competition. Its a good thing no-one was home at the time, because I was screaming. This competition took over QWC’s regular Right Left Write flash... Continue Reading →

Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 16- Salthill

Salthill (Irish: Bóthar na Trá) is a seaside area in the City of Galway in the west of Ireland. There is a two kilometer long promenade, locally known as "the Prom" overlooking Galway Bay. I came to Salthill upon the recommendation of my Airbnb host Laura. I was also interested in locating the Salthill garda station as part of... Continue Reading →

Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Photos. Day #5: Ballinasloe

Ballinasloe is a town in the easternmost part of County Galway in Ireland. It is one of the largest towns in County Galway with a population of approximately 7,200 people. I came to Ballinasloe to research St. Brigid's, formally the Connacht District Lunatic Asylum, opened in County Galway in 1833. Standing on the edge of the village,... Continue Reading →

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