Survived a Pandemic

By P4ulin3 | November 25, 2020

Will we ever go back to how  things were before?? Do we want to go back to the familiar or are we going to embrace the new? These are questions which have been tossed about from politicians, bishops to the ordinary layman on our street, down to our grannies. When Covid-19 came to light back…

Art Classes with a Twist

By P4ulin3 | May 11, 2019

Anyone that knows me will know my love for art is immense and sometimes intense with me!  My career as an artist started only when I opened Anchor Crafts in 2000.  The years are flying as I type that year.  At school I did art up to Inter cert and enjoyed it. If it wasn’t…

My Polymer Clay World of Colour

By P4ulin3 | January 9, 2019

Polymer Clay is nearly an unknown type of media.  Let me explain, its a form of clay that can be used to create anything you wish.   It comes in blocks of colour, which when cut have to be conditioned so that the clay can be soft enough to work with on projects.  Conditioning means rolling…

Life on a Lifeboat

By P4ulin3 | April 23, 2018

It was the year 1992 when a group of Kilrush people set up a meeting to get interested people to come forward to help establish the Kilrush Rnli Station at Cappa.   A friend and I decided to go along and support the fundraising team where we saw in the past ladies making tea and selling…

Painting Is Just Another Way Of Keeping A Diary

By P4ulin3 | April 6, 2018

Welcome to my second Blog and this time I will be touching on the love of Art. When going to secondary school I never took art class as a serious one and now to this day I regret it.  Thinking on if I had, perhaps I would have got an art degree, but as they say…

Why Dealing with Customers is fun!

By P4ulin3 | February 10, 2018

Eighteen years ago I decided to take the plunge and open Anchor Crafts.  Little did I know that behind the every day challenges of running a business that I would thoroughly enjoy my customers.  Back in 2000 life was allot easier, all you needed was a till and a key for your front door! When…