And the Clouds are Lifting

And the Clouds are Lifting

Maybe it's the coming of brighter, longer days or maybe it's the fact that I will be vaccinated tomorrow, but things seem brighter and more cheerful this week. It's been a long and difficult year, and I am looking forward to getting the chance to meet up with much...

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Three reasons why it is good to have art in your home office

Three reasons why it is good to have art in your home office

Art can cheer us up! Just the act of making your workspace ‘yours’, and bringing something you love into it can create a sense of belonging, but added to that art has been proved to benefit your cognitive processes. Looking at a piece of art can be calming and meditative, it also increases blood flow to the brain which supports critical thinking, decision making, problem solving and creativity.

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Creative Cornucopia Cavan

Creative Cornucopia Cavan

What is Creative Cornucopia Cavan? Creative Cornucopia Cavan is a project that has been long in my thoughts and just recently become a reality.  It’s really just a directory of artists and artisans in Cavan.  I thought, particularly in the current situation,...

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You cannot withstand the Storm

You cannot withstand the Storm

It's been a flurry of activity here, some of it very productive and therefore pleasant, but some very frustrating and yet valuable as I learned a lot! The valuable, yet frustrating nature of a steep learning curve is that you really do engage deeply with the problem...

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It’s Cold Outside

It’s Cold Outside

‘Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable’. Cesar A.Cruz ​ Some art is designed to reflect our taste, enhance our living spaces, and draw attention to the beauty that surrounds us. But then there is art that impacts us to the core, it may be...

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