Monthly Archives: October 2018

Shout Out – Mel Wiggins

Miz Melly/ October 26, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

About this time last year, an artist friend from Dublin posted a photograph of a gathering she was at with a bunch of creative women. They were in an orchard, wrapped in scarves and blankets. They were smiling, laughing, connecting. And they were in Northern Ireland! I did a bit of digging and found out that Assembly was the brainchild

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Free and Clear

Miz Melly/ October 19, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I used to hate Hallowe’en. The scary masks, the fake blood, the over-sugared children – it really is the stuff of nightmares. I was brought up in a home that didn’t celebrate Hallowe’en. We were taught that it was linked to the occult and therefore was evil. Ghouls, ghosts, witches, spells and scary stories were banned in my house. It

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Aspire

Miz Melly/ October 1, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Ever since I saw Meryl Streep in The French Lieutenant’s Woman, I’ve wanted to be an actress. I can’t remember what age I was but it left a strong impression and a kind of ‘aha’ moment, that this was what I was going to be when I grew up. In the film, Streep plays the forlorn and melancholic red haired

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