Posted in February 2011

Rise – a new Belfast landmark

I came home yesterday to find a leaflet about this on my doormat.  Rise is a new sculpture that will be placed on the Broadway roundabout, the M1 entrance to Belfast.  It will be 37.5m high and 30m wide, so apparently will be clearly visible from the air!  It is being built by Rasharkin-based steel company … Continue reading

Creative Process

I found this video via Creature Comforts and I was completely captivated by the creative process.  I want to be with these guys, watching every detail of their creating.  The more time I spend creating things, the more I’m valuing the process, instead of wanting to rush to the finished product.  I love planning it out … Continue reading

Turn-it-Up Tuesdays – Stewart McIlrath

This week I’ve been listening loud to Stewart McIlrath, an up and coming local artist from Ballymena.  He has just released his an EP, Stories of Life.  I love the concept of this EP – all the  songs tell the true stories of people in Northern Ireland.  My favourite is ‘The Other Side’ which is based on the story … Continue reading

Wishing Wednesdays – HERS ideas

My Friend, Nicky and I run this in Belfast Based on the WI, we gather Belfast women together once a month to hang out, have a laugh and try our hands at something new. So far we’ve done Cupcake Decorating, Wine Tasting, Homemade Christmas and Refashioning our Clothes (facilitated by the brilliantly creative Jenny from Hola Lola).  … Continue reading

Tell it in Colour – Stories of Life

So I’ve been having a few internet issues this week and hopefully they will finally be resolved today and normal blogging service will resume soon. Here’s a quick plug for a the Tell it in Colour event happening in the Black Box in Belfast tonight.   £5 at the door.  Doors open 7.45pm.  It’s gonna be … Continue reading