It’s been very sad around here the past few days so I thought I’d share one of my pieces from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Hope it brings a smile to your faces. September is within touching distance so… hands up who isn’t just a little bit happy? Don’t get me wrong I am not exactly … More There I am in the paper #39
So would you believe it, yer man and myself were married this day 27 years ago! How is that even possible you ask? Obviously because I was but a child and it was barely legal, at least that is the line I like to pedal. It’s hard to even imagine the amount of water that … More Where did the years go?
Today is my best friends birthday, my greatest confident, my closest companion. Over thirty years ago, when life was not what it should be for me, he came along and changed my future. I can never express in words what his friendship has meant to me, nor how much I’ve achieved with him by my … More To ‘yer man’ on his birthday.
Here’s my article from The Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. My apologies but it was published two weeks ago. I can’t imagine how you managed to hold out for it this long. I hope it was worth the wait. Perhaps I’ve been given this writing gig in order to save you all? Not in a religious way … More There I am in the paper #33.
Today’s letter in my Series of letters is from Bernie Carney. Bernie recently lost her greatest companion, Ruby. If you have ever had a dog you will immediately understand this letter and if you have not, you will see what you have missed. Dearest Ruby, As I carried you many years ago, for the first … More Series Of Letters Returns. #Letter 2.
My series of letters returns with a letter that is difficult to read, but imagine living it? I hope writing it was in some way healing and that you know how brave and strong you are. “This year in September 2017 will mark 7 years since I plucked up the courage to finally end things … More Series Of Letters returns. #No. 1.
Here is my column from last weeks Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. As it’s exam time I’m sharing how important the Leaving Cert exam was in my life…NOT. Exam season is approaching but of course you knew that. There are two things we can be sure of this time of year, one being that the clouds will … More There I am in the paper. #30
Here’s my article from the Examiner’s Feelgood. If it had a title it would be…”I’m glad I couldn’t see the future.” Yesterday I walked from my kitchen to the hall and saw the front door lying wide open. Full panic mode swept over me, my heart racing, fear and dread taking my breath away. It lasted but … More There I am in the paper #29
Here is my article from last weeks Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. It tells the tale of what happens when a Dublin girl meets a Cork/Kerry accent. Recently one of my children has spoken of the possibility of leaving home to work in Dublin. I was only a little younger than she is when I left to … More There I am in the paper #28 (take 2 I did it again!)
To the thirty who read this previously I apologise but it would appear the masses who normally read my posts missed this. I think perhaps that was due to the fact that I managed to post it and date it sometime in early May. I’m not sure how I did that but when I discovered … More There I am in the paper #27 (take two)