Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kingship and Sacrifice

The National Museum was a short walk from Merrion Square.  Knowing how much walking this trip involved, it was best to get off to a good start.

According to her research, the exhibit focused on the findings surrounding the “Bog Bodies Research Project”, including the bodies themselves.  She walked through the front doors, unprepared for the magnitude of what she would find.

What DID she find?  Read more here :  

http://www.sidhe-writes.com/blog/2015/10/11/kingship-and-sacrifice

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You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

My introduction to Oscar Wilde was in the form of two animated short films – “The Selfish Giant” and “The Happy Prince”.  Growing up in rural Alberta, we only had three TV channels and one of them was French, which is why I am astounded that I had the opportunity to see them at all.

Read more about my long-term love affair with Oscar Wilde and my fangirl moment here :

http://www.sidhe-writes.com/blog/2015/10/11/you-can-never-be-overdressed-or-overeducated

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Irish Book Haul !!!

I wouldn’t be much of a writer if I didn’t bring home a book or two, would I?

Click this link to read about the books I found and simply HAD to bring home with me!

http://www.sidhe-writes.com/blog/2015/10/8/irish-book-haul-

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Top 5 reads for All Hallows Eve

“Samhain.  All Hallows Eve.  Halloween.  A time when the veil between worlds is thin.  A time when you disguised yourself to blend in with the spirits who roamed the earth, in order to avoid being taken back with them.

For some reason, we love being scared.  We may deny it, but it’s true.  Having said that, the level of fear that each of us can tolerate definitely varies and each of us has a limit.  Are you ready to test yours?”

Intrigued?  Click here for more :

http://www.sidhe-writes.com/blog/2015/10/17/top-5-reads-for-all-hallows-eve

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My Favorite Autumn Read!

Autumn in Alberta is unpredictable.  You could be enjoying “sweater weather” or you could be treated to a foot of snow.  Either way, the chill tends to lead to cozy nights wrapped in a blanket with a cup of tea and a good book.

Intrigued?  Read the full post here :

http://www.sidhe-writes.com/blog/2015/10/17/my-favorite-autumn-read

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