Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

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

Words Have A Habit of Misbehaving

When I was a little girl (a very, very long time ago), I used to love learning new, really big words like ‘discombobulate’ or pusillanimous or disconcerted. As I grew, my … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

Dr Niamh – Personalised books for children!

A Lovely Review from The Socialite Magazine: Find My Name in the Alphabet Train.

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 Must Haves for Babies First Christmas

Lovely to get such nice feedback!

October 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Review! This Book Stinks! by Sarah Wassner Flynn

Brilliant! At last, a book that deals with waste! I started a campaign years ago now, which I called Wealth From Waste (yes, I was the first to coin that … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 2 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

Rhyme And Phonics: Important in Early Literacy?

As a child, I remember learning nursery rhymes sung to me by my mother. Not only did her soft, lilting Galway accent transfix me, the rhythm of hardly-understood-words elicited an … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

Asking Nicely!

    May I be bold? May I be brash? I’m not asking you for cash. All I ask is a little click, A little like, a little tick. I … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 4 Comments

Words Have A Habit of Misbehaving!

When I was a little girl (a very, very long time ago), I used to love learning new, really big words like ‘discombobulate’. As I grew, my love of words … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Why Personalised Books?

Very often a personalised book becomes a child’s favourite. Personalised books are read on average 9 times more often than a traditional children’s book. Personalising a book places your child … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · 3 Comments

My new website is launched!

At last! After so many holdups, setbacks, crashes, and being just plain let down by the person who was supposed to be developing my new website so that I could personalise … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · 14 Comments