Stories of home and belonging

Stories of home and belonging

This post is for all those of you who have been wondering how our relocation from Ireland to Wales has been going, in the midst of a global pandemic. It’s for all those of you (and thank you for asking) who have wondered why I’ve been so quiet recently, on social...
The danger of writing books

The danger of writing books

You have to watch yourself, writing books. They have a tendency to write you. Imagine you’re in control at your peril. For me, it’s worse with nonfiction; every book I am embark upon sets off a heart-searching, a soul-searching. I’m now attempting to...
Animal dreams

Animal dreams

It always takes me a while before I can write about the desert, after I’ve been in it. This time, it’s taken even longer than usual. Yes, I’ve been back in New Mexico again; this time, teaching a workshop focused on place – ‘A Psyche the Size...