Niamh Clune

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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 · 14 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

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

The Wednesday Poetry Corner with Victoria Slotto

I am very happy to introduce another new wonderful poet and writer to the plum tree. Victoria Slotto also writes for the Bardo Group. One of those fine minds, she … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: A Nairobi Lesson!

Recently, a friend of mine, Patricia Tilton, reviewed a lovely little book for children on her blog: My Paper House by Lois Peterson about a little girl who comes from … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 12 Comments

Weekend Give-Away! Valentine Prize Draw

Would you like to win a set of 5 beautiful cards printed on gesso paper to give to the Valentine bunnies in your life? The cards are the art-work of … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aprilia Zank

This is an unusual Wednesday Corner, as I am choosing to post a poem by a wonderfully talented friend of mine who writes about a subject close to many of our hearts. Aprilia … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 25 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: A Little Bird Told Me!

A Little Bird Told me… A while ago ago, I found a baby robin that had fallen from its nest. It hadn’t yet grown all its feathers, so was far … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice With Daniel H. Vimont

This week, on the narrator’s voice, I share a real delight with Daniel’s post in which he narrates “On the Nature of Things” by Lucretius… Being a narrator and singer myself, … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 12 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With John Anstie

I am delighted to finally welcome John Anstie to the Wednesday corner. I have been wanting to post John’s fine piece for months now, but like many things we want … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 21 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune ~ To Feed A Parching Heart!

Me and my soul have become friends, and neither is capable now of betraying the other. So then, must I not take care of the words I use that bear … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 4 Comments