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Vicky
Cosstick

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About Vicky

I am a writer, an author and an organisational consultant.  I love to take photographs.
I live near the sea in East Sussex, England, and on Gartan Lake in Donegal, Ireland.  I am a New Yorker, at heart.
These are the things that frame my window on the world:
I was born in Eritrea in East Africa -- my mother was a New Yorker and my father was from Sussex.
I am a feminist and a Catholic.
I love art, the theatre, walking, swimming, driving, cooking, my family and friends in several countries.
I love to laugh and to dance.  I love to travel, to be on the move.
I am fascinated by politics in the UK, Ireland and the US.

I am committed to a systems and complexity paradigm; I love to think, to make connections....
This is my new website for a new decade:  it aims to showcase my passions and projects, to connect my past, present and future; England, Ireland and New York; writing, consultancy and photography

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Current projects

Writing. Consultancy. Photography.

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To Know As If For The First Time

A history/memoir of my mother's American family. 

 

A battered old suitcase, the unpaid bill for a hat, a pearl ring, a hand drawn map of temporary graves on Mount Pantano, a famous photograph by Robert Capa, a collection of letters left by my father – these are some of the discoveries that feature in this book.

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Writing:  Northern Ireland

Belfast:   Toward A City Without Walls (Colourpoint 2015)

Don't Mention the War:  Exploring Aspects of the Legacy of the Northern Ireland Conflict

(with Northern Slant 2019)

Articles for Northern Slant, The Irish Times, The Tablet

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Photographs 1974-1984

A collection of 100 black & white  photographs taken in New York, Ireland and England during one decade.

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