My name is Stephen Keaveny. My background is in
Internet Technologies. I have closely followed the development of
virtual worlds from their text based birth, to the graphically rich and
immersive 3D environments of today. You can find me on Second Life, avatar name - Joi Koi.
I am a qualified permaculture designer, having spent 2 years doing a full time Applied Permaculture design course in Kinsale, Ireland with Rob Hopkins
. I maintain a feed of permaculture
links on twitter ( @permaculture ). I tend a small vegetable garden with my partner Fionnuala at our home in Ballinlough, Co. Meath, Ireland.
I am a qualified Arts empowernment & facilitation counselor (The Crawford College of Art & Design
) with a special interest in the Artist Way
method. I have a Certificate in Training and Continuing Education
from NUI Maynooth.
I spent 3 years working as a teacher and mentor at Youthreach, Kells. Facilitating photography, digital storytelling, drama and community arts workshops with teenagers seeking second chance education.
I trade domain names, some of my recent sales include twitcam.com
. I still have a portfolio of 3 and 4 letter domains and assorted other names for sale. Please feel free to contact
me with your interests.
I am a lover of travel and adventure, have visited 5 continents, America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe, I have yet to set foot on Antarctica.
Although I am willingly immersed in Internet technologies I have a deep passion for the 'hand made'.