September 2018 was a busy month at Silver Thread. We launched Stories from the Shed in Wexford, the outcome of work with men from the Wexford Men’s Sheds over a number of months. We [...]
July 2018, at the height of our beautiful Irish summer, Silver Thread launched What Next? a memoir by Silvija Grigulis Jones – although she calls it “a book of stories”. It [...]
Stories of Ordinary Lives was launched on Sunday, November 18th, as part of the Dublin Book Festival, in Smock Alley Theatre. Seamus Cashman, poet and founder of Wolfhound Press, reflected on [...]
The nine authors in this book claim to have led ordinary lives. In the third act of their life, they look back and gather the stories of their childhood, younger years, or their experience of [...]
On Monday 10th, Silver Thread took part in the Taste of DCU event organised by AFU (Age Friendly University). We had a very well-attended session, where many memories were shared and stories [...]
We are delighted to announce that Stories from the Sheds will be launched on Friday, September 14th, at 2pm in Wexford Town Library, by the Mayor of Wexford, Mr. Tony Dempsey.
When Silvija Grigulis Jones entered her eighties, she started writing stories about her early life; she wrote them in English, the language of her children and grandchildren. Through a [...]
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