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For My Mother

Originally posted on THE BARDO GROUP:
For My Mother I want to reach across the sky to mists beyond the blue to where you are imagined still and I remember…

March 31, 2014 · 8 Comments

Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore By Niamh Clune

Originally posted on THE BARDO GROUP:
I grew up in London Irish pubs where music was inwoven into the fabric of daily life. One of my father’s few redeeming features…

March 17, 2014 · 8 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Pendyala Pradeep

I have the great honour to introduce someone today whom I believe to be a genuinely lovely person. Pendyala Pradeep is a reciter of classic Indian poetry and I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice By Daniel Vimont

The Challenges of audiobook narration: Giving Voice to characters. One of the most profound differentiators between audiobook narration and any other type of oration lies in the need for the … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 9 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Niamh Clune

From the days of my Dublin, when singing in smokey, Guiness coloured, sacrilegious, music-filled, rebel pubs; when discourse was a delicious, of course, and intellectuals doffed berets, speech-made: intoning, droning, … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 13 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Mahasty Eslahy

I have great pleasure introducing Mahasty Eslahy to the plum tree. Mahasty has been delighting us all on Facebook sharing her poems and art, and we thank her sincerely. Mahasty … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 13 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: The Gestalt of Learning!

I am about to give a presentation for Babcock International to Surrey school teachers on Science Through Literacy. These days, the aim of education is to speak across curricula, and this … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 9 Comments

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