Category Archives: Writing BY S M EGAN

Personal narratives, essays, short stories written by me

The benefits of an overactive imagination


For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to do more than is possible for me I want to see the world from high orbit I want to fly over Uluru without the support of mechanics I want to … Continue reading

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A Professor of ideas


I’m so glad that Karl Spitzweg created this painting. It resides over my reading chair in the library and I can see myself reflected in the old man on the ladder. He is so focused on the book in his … Continue reading

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Something from the archives


Sometimes when I have trouble writing I go through the archives and read my own completed works. Today I dug this one up and thought I’d share it with you. It is a true account of my own experience at … Continue reading

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Space, place and the human race


The sense of anticipation grows inside the bus like wild fungi, releasing great spores of excitement that settle on each traveller. We, the occupants of bus two, have known each other since Brú Na Bóinne visitors’ centre, ten minutes ride … Continue reading

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