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Writer Jan Carson will be reading from her new novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears, at Sofa Sessions #8 0

Sofa Sessions #8: International Women’s Day

Sofa Session #8 on the 8th March – how symmetrical. For International Women’s Day, I’ll be performing with a line-up of musicians, artists and writers keen to share their craft (and stories) with you along an international/travel theme, in a...

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Sofa Sessions #6: Culture Night Belfast 2012

On Friday 21st September 2012, I’ll be bringing you another line-up of great performers in a special edition of the Sofa Sessions for Culture Night Belfast 2012. This street-level cabaret of music and dance will take place in the porch of the historic Ulster Hall and is...

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Sofa Sessions #5: Ulster Hall 150th Festival

In January 2010, I kicked off the first Soul Ambition Sofa Session in my living room in south Belfast. Pairing visiting musicians with local performers, with a backdrop of original artwork and with intervals of poetry and stand-up, I wanted...

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Anam Mara, Part 2: Seaside

My last post was Part 1 of my escape to a friend’s cottage in Donegal for a week of relaxation, reading, reflecting and recharging. This is the second of two posts about unforgettable Anam Mara! R(est) & R(eading), Lots Of After a grey,...