It’s Monday and I know many of you have not slept a wink as you wait, impatient to discover if you really know me at all. So without further ado here are the results. Well, maybe there will be a quick ado, as I briefly fill in those of you who had a life this… More The results are in…
A song for all who are missing Daniel today, but most especially his Mum and Dad. “How Long Will I Love You” How long will I love you As long as there are stars above you And longer if I can How long will I need you As long as the seasons need to Follow… More For all who miss Daniel today.
Today I’d a moral dilemma, well maybe more of a ‘feck what will I do’ moment? So for a bit of fun I thought I’d test you to see how well do you know me? You may remember that yer man I’m married to is mad into Gaelic football and that the team he is… More How well do you know me?
As it’s Thanksgiving for many of you I of course got thinking and began to wonder at the many different ways we can feel thankful. This day two years ago a very sick Daniel came home. We busied ourselves readying a bed and room for him, filled with mixed emotions. Knowing his greatest wish, to… More Giving thanks
Are you a writer? A Blogger? Do you write stories, or books? Have you been published? Last Saturday as some of you may remember, I went to a book launch. I loved it. It was like moving to a parallel universe inhabited by people who write. In my everyday life I am known as many… More How do you write?
As the days and weeks are passing through November I’ve found myself to be a little bit whiney and not exactly full of blogging mojo. Next week is Danny’s two year anniversary and I’m hoping come December I’ll be full of inspiration and ready to entertain you all once more, with my wit and storytelling.… More Tomorrow, I love you tomorrow.
We hear of the attacks in Paris and we worry, yet the reality in all our lives is that when tragedy strikes our family our circle shrinks. We care not one bit for what is happening in the world around us. The day we hear a family members life is at risk, we close rank… More Take a moment…
I heard about Paris and I was sickened. I searched for information and I was sickened. Hours passed and social media went into overdrive. Everyone’s thoughts on Paris were everywhere and like everyone else I had a few of my own. Initially my thoughts were with the mothers whose sons and daughters would never come… More Can we ever overcome terrorism?
“I’ve a wedding tomorrow”, I say. “Oh fantastic, enjoy” they say. No, no, no, I think but do not say, because a wedding means dressing up and those of you familiar with my blog know I am allergic to dressing up. However I’ve no choice and this time tomorrow I’ll be transformed, on the outside… More Wedding Belle.
“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Where would we be in life without our friends? They are the ones who entertain us on nights out, counsel us… More Testing friendship.