Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming
CÉAD MILE FÁILTE !
This means One hundred thousand welcomes in the Irish language, and that my new friends, is a lot of welcomes.
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I will be adding new jokes, school ideas, story lines, recipes and who knows what else as time moves along!
Special Thank you to the following Sponsors: SURE COPY-COURTENAY…CURVES-COURTENAY, SCOTIA BANK, COMOX…LUND THORNBURN-COURTENAY Thank you also to the COMOX VALLEY RECORD for their continued support and interest in my arts world, especially to Mark Allen and Paula Wild.
These are the top ten winners for Fairy Mary’s Summer Writing Adventure Series. I am listing these in no particular order. Thank you to all the children (and parents/grandparents/nannies etc) who came to the Summer Series. Literacy involves reading AND writing, which is what I am striving to encourage in our youngsters through... More -->
Mary wins ‘Children’s Literary Award!’ February 2013 Mary is the recipient of a Children’s Literary Award for her ‘Away with the Fairies’ Book/CD and interactive children’s pages. This book has also been chosen as school curriculum for several schools due to its success for expanding vocabulary through storyline context, while maintaining the important attributes... More -->
Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming LEARN A FEW IRISH WORDS: WORD IN ENGLISH: WORD IN IRISH: PRONOUNCED: DOG EYE DANCE HEART RED RED-HAIRED MADRA SÚIL RINCE CHROÍ DEARG RUA MADRAH SOOIL RINKAH KREE JARIG ROOAH
Because, truly, you can’t be Irish without a sense of humour! Why couldn’t the pirates play cards? Because the captain was standing on the deck! What did one elevator say to the other elevator?I think I’m coming down with something What do you call an annoying vampire?A pain in the neck Why were the apples... More -->
Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming RECIPES RECIPE ONE Mary Murphy’s ICE CREAM DELIGHT – serves 4 Adult supervision always recommended.This will impress your parents, friends and guests. Great for special occasions including sleepovers! 1 pint vanilla Ice Cream (I love using French Vanilla) 2 limes (juice them with hand juicer)... More -->
Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming CREATE YOUR OWN STORY I will have regular story lines for you to play with. You and or your friends can print them out (each person filling in their own blanks) and then read them to each other. It is great fun to hear and... More -->
SCHOOL IDEAS SCHOOL IDEAS: IDEA ONE : I am hoping your teachers may allow you to use the seven vocabulary challenges in my ‘Away with the Fairies’ book for extra school credit. They might not be able to, but teachers are kind and are usually very happy for their students to come up with creative... More -->
Here are a few photos from ‘Fairy Mary’ events! Click Pictures To Enlarge Maureen Brooklyn – StrongStart Facilitator Blog and pictures about events
Where seeds of magic are planted with surprises ever blooming Looking for a fabulous, creative and extremely unique gift idea? Illustrator, Fiona Murphy creates Fairies for children AND adults alike, based on a photograph. All the illustrations in my “Away With The Fairies”book have been based on old family slides of my family as children and young... More -->
Mary children’s resume 2016
A gathering of lore from the Emerald Isle.