Niamh Clune

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Does The Moon Affect Mood?

My theme this week is the moon. It was full on Tuesday and kicked off the New Year. Poets, painters, musicians, artists, philosophers and psychologists have always been fascinated with our nearest … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · 6 Comments

Does the Full Moon Inspire You?

Today is the first full moon of January 2018. What a special way to begin 2018. The moon has always been a source of inspiration to poets, painters and writers; … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · 4 Comments

The Rolling Bones!

Last week, I watched The Apprentice, Lord Alan Sugar’s TV romp. I have to admit, I was amazed at what some of those youngsters got away with. The task was … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Dear Robin Rest In Peace

It amazes me just how many people have been so deeply touched by Robin Williams’ death. My facebook page has been inundated with comments because I posted this short message: … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 22 Comments

Dr. Nana Plum: Bringing Poetry To Science!

A couple of weeks ago, I was reading one of my children’s stories at a school in Kingston to Reception and First Year Boys. I had conceived the stories a … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 8 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: Trusting The Child

Some time ago, (at my age, things I remember are always some time ago), I read a book by Alexander Sutherland Neill. He was the inspired educator that initiated the … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 8 Comments

The Writer/Publisher Corner With Niamh Clune ~ Thinking Outside The Box.

I am a writer, always have been, always will be, because I am addicted to it. I need to write like…well…breathing!  That said, I have now found myself falling into another … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 9 Comments

Plum Tree Books News-Flash

Dear friends, we have some new and very brilliant people joining us on Plum Tree Books. I am delighted to announce that Dr. Aprilia Zank, poet, editor, lecturer and translator will … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

Defining Metaphysical Literature By Niamh Clune

Originally posted on The BeZine:
John Donne 1572- 1631 The term, Metaphysical literature, originally referred to poetic works from the 17th century and defined intellectually challenging poetry. Striving to incorporate…

October 7, 2013 · 3 Comments