Niamh Clune

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Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum

Well! The Lechlade Festival came and went. The tents are packed, traders, music lovers, bands, belly-dancers, poets and all manner of performers left only a muddy field behind ~ the … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 13 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Erik & Josie Weibel

I have something very special for you today. Here is a poem submitted for the MOTHER anthology by 12 year old Erik Weibel. I LOVE this poem. It says it … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 15 Comments

Dr. NanaPlum Story Corner: Which Story Shall I Tell? It’s All Magic!

I am going to Lechlade Festival to read some of my children’s stories. But which stories shall I tell? I can’t tell them all, so I must choose. Shall I … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Truth of Me

Originally posted on Children's Books Heal:
The Truth of Me Patricia MacLachlan, Author Katherine Tegen Books/Harper-Collins Publishers, Fiction, June 2013 Suitable for Ages: 6-10 Themes: Grandmothers, Dogs, Animals, Family Relationships…

May 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: The Lechlade Festival

Lechlade is here again! And I will be reading some of my stories written in verse in their poetry tent. Here is a snippet from Is The Sky Sad?…This one … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day From Across The Pond!

“If stars were thanks for all you do A universe I’d give to you.” (c) copyright Niamh Clune 2013. I would like to wish all of our friends across the … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

Story Corner With Dr.NanaPlum

‘Tis the wisdom that should speak Though it’s playing hide & seek ~ Very often hard to find Is it forward or behind? Is it up, or  is it down? … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 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 Narrator’s Voice by Daniel Vimont.

In this week’s exciting Narrator’s Voice, Daniel Vimont tells us all abut his Kickstarter programme…I, for one, am very interested in this, not only because I am hoping that Daniel … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: I Wish Someone Had Given Me That!

“The only journey is the journey within.” (Rilke) Give to others what you need the most! This  simple truth is like Ariadne’s thread leading me through storm, conflict, or choice. … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 10 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