Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

Carpe Diem! A day to let the heart sing the Song Of Sahel!

Good morning…and so this very special day begins. Over the next couple of days this blog, and all things Plum Tree will be celebrating the launch of the book, the … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 15 Comments

Schedule for Song Of Sahel Event!

Launch of Song Of Sahel on 15th September. This will include the launch of the anthology, a live radio show, launch of music for download, and art auction…Program as follow:The … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 25 Comments

Song Of Sahel Anthology Coming to Amazon on 15th Sep.

When I began this project 5 months ago, I never imagined how it would take over my life… My husband had been called upon to offer his expertise to Plan … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · 22 Comments

She Cuts Up Her Novels For Song Of Sahel Art Auction!

Some of you will recognize this distinctive style. It is that of Marta Pelrine Bacon’s. She is the mystical lady who has allowed us to use her art to create the ‘look’ … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 14 Comments

More Beautiful Art Seducing Your Participation in Song Of Sahel Auction!

Do you see what I mean about the exquisite art that is being auctioned by Plum Tree Books’ artists for Song Of Sahel on September 16th? Oh! I love Susie Bertie’s Geisha. … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 21 Comments

Countdown To Song Of Sahel Art Auction!

The Music has been Launched!  HERE also! The Web-Site has been constructed ready for the event. The radio broadcast is planned. And the anthology is ready to be uploaded. This sounds like, … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · 27 Comments

Images for Song Of Sahel

I have been extraordinarily busy in preparation for this event. I don’t think I realised just how much work would be involved when I started this project. First, there is … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 29 Comments

Passing On The Torch: Blog-Hope of Solidarity Song of Sahel

I am moved and amazed at the response that project Song of Sahel is receiving from members of the Plum Tree Group. The Secret Keeper aka Jennifer Kiley kicked off the response … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Time-Bomb Ticks in the Sahel…Where to Begin?

Doug begins training local staff in PA (Participatory Appraisal) in earnest. His staff will be made up of students and local community workers, some of whom will continue to work … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 10 Comments

Malnourished children do not cry…

This week, as G8 leaders sit down together at Camp David, those of us concerned about environmental issues and the effects of Climate Change on the world’s poorest of the … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 11 Comments

Setting Up A Children’s Feeding Programme…

When my husband, Doug was called up to return to Africa as an Emergency Aid Consultant with a well-known Overseas Aid and Development Charity, I decided I would blog about … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · 19 Comments