So here you go another of my hilarious (pushing it?) articles from my column in the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. From my earliest tree climbing days, I believed I was equal to any boy and went out of my way as a young girl to prove it. Today, supposedly all grown up, my opinion remains unchanged … More There I am in the paper #49.
Today Daniel is eighteen… even though in all our minds he remains forever thirteen. Today more than ever we try to imagine what changes the years would have brought for him? Looking at his friends we know he’d be taller, broader, stronger. In the eyes of the world, today he would become an adult. A world … More Happy Birthday Daniel.
Another installment from my column in the Irish Examiner. Writing it only reminded me regardless of any new year resolutions, there’s little chance I’ll ever be a ‘good’ person. Just ask my brother. How many times a day must I remind myself that it’s been 2018 for twelve days already? Thank goodness we are no … More There I am in the paper #48
I can remember one day whilst on holidays in Donegal as a child, passing a church. A coffin was wheeled out, and the only people following it, were the priest and the lady who looks after the church. No relatives, no friends. I was a teenager at the time, but I can remember being so … More Online friends will you look after me in my old age?
Here’s my article from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood for the day that is in it. Welcome to Nollaig na mBan, Women’s little Christmas, something I’d never heard off until I came to Cork. There are times when living as an exile in Cork I miss my home county of Dublin, hearing the Dublin accent every … More There I am in the paper #47
As the final day of 2017 ticks by I find myself rather melancholic. It’s not been the most wonderful year of my life, with some really hard punches landed which have winded me,(but not enough to knock me out.) There have also been many wonderful days of laughter, love and achievement. I like to think … More New Year… Yikes.
I’m not sure if I’ll get around to posting again before New year so just in case I’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Christmas, holiday or whatever it is you celebrate. I’ve really enjoyed the past year in the company of many of you who I have come to consider … More See you on the other side.
Here’s another of my articles from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. A little insight into the domestic arrangements in our house. I read the other day, if you live with an accountant your chances of having a successful relationship are doomed. The article I’d skimmed through was on Facebook, so I knew it must be true. … More There I am in the paper #46.
Another of my pieces from The Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. This one went down quite well with some ever saying it mildly amused them, especially those who have recently learned to drive or taught a learner. Enjoy. What is it about other parents that makes them delight in forewarning the parents of younger children of the … More There I am in the paper #45.
Tomorrow is Daniels fourth anniversary. It seems impossible to believe. As the day creeps towards us many memories flood back, those dreadfully difficult days in the hospital towards the end, the final decision to allow him home and the happiness and relief when Daniel finally got to realise his wish to return home. This month … More Lighten up and live a little.