Here is last week’s article in the Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. Sharing with the world the day my dream came through…(or in case you are wondering a story about a new couch and is it still all clean and perfect?) We all have dreams don’t we? Not the night time crazy ones, but the day time … More There I am in the paper #13
Today is Daniels birthday, he would be seventeen years old. As I typed that I had to pause. Seventeen is a world away from the young thirteen year old he was when he moved on to new adventures. Do we now think of him as seventeen, or will he forever be thirteen? It is hard … More Remembering Daniel. Seventeen today.
If I could wave a magic wand, what age would I wish to return to? For a moment I imagined it would be my early childhood, up to the age of ten, when I really think I lived a wonderful life. But then I thought I’d have to live life from then to now and … More What age would you wish to be?
If December was party central, January is definitely hangover hell. While I’m not sitting rocking in a chair crying, I do miss the Christmas happiness and I’m also missing something else, something I’d taken for granted. It disappeared without my even noticing sometime between Christmas and New Year…my waistline! I first missed it the other … More There I am in the paper #12…or help, my waistline has gone missing!
It’s January 5th. People all over Ireland are slowly coming to terms with the fact that another Christmas is over. Bank balances are looking as unhealthy as we are after the excesses of the season…and it’s the winter. So why am I skipping around the house when no one is looking, smiling and singing? Because … More Nollaig na mBan, one of my favourite Irish traditions.
Here we go again, it’s that time of year when I recap on my blogging year past and make sure you haven’t missed anything amazing! As part of my blog buddy’s linky over on Where wishes come from, here is my 16 from 16 (Don’t tell anyone but I couldn’t think of 16 and skipped … More 16 from 16
Just as well Christmas only comes once a year for I am exhausted. Sitting here today, breathing in that unique scent of Christmas tree and cinnamon candles, I am relishing the relaxation. This is my favourite part of Christmas, where it is perfectly acceptable to sit down at 11 am to watch an old movie … More There I am in the paper #11
So here I am back again and the madness and mayhem of Christmas is behind us. Thankfully for me it was a really lovely Christmas, our children were all home, and stayed friendly with each other! One of my favourite things about Christmas, is that for a short while we become the family we would … More Pausing between meals
Just a very quick note to wish you all a very happy Christmas, holiday’s or whatever the next few days mean to you in your world. Here in Ireland we go a little crazy and the Christmas day celebrations extend well into the New Year. Tonight I can at last relax and enjoy the season. … More Happy Christmas/Holidays
I never got around to sharing my piece from the Examiner last week. So here goes… My twelve days of Christmas. Remember that special feeling, only a few short weeks ago, when you heard the first Christmas song playing on the radio? Now, everywhere we turn those Christmas songs are blaring. Somehow they don’t seem … More There I am in the paper #10