So I promised I’d share one of the stories (very short stories) from my memoir course. I have an idea that in time I’ll write a series of short stories covering the many different events in my life to date and put them all together into one book. Some will be challenging, others funny but … More As promised…
It’s been a hectic week. Yer man had a minor op, and in his haste to prove he was not sick and in need of no care whatsoever he decided to… Fix our phone…which wasn’t broken, but is now Mess with the modem…which left us four days without internet. However all is now good with … More There I am in the paper #42.
Another of my articles from The Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Hope it gives you a bit of a laugh. I’m hot and bothered. Within the next couple of hours there’s a gentleman calling to fix our less than windproof windows. Yes, the horror is real. I am in the midst of a major clean up as … More There I am in the paper #41
Here you go another of my articles from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood magazine. I think it could be titled, ‘The joy’s and sorrows of texting’ I love my phone. I know it’s not PC to say so but I do. Being a certain age I believe I’m part of the first generation to rear children … More There I am in the paper #40.
Another article from my column in the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood, featuring the seventh member of our house…the dog. Enjoy. (Oh and her name is not fluffball, she just didn’t give me permission to print her real name) I believe there are three types of people in the world, those who love cats, those who love … More There I am in the paper #37
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 you go again another one of my articles from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. It’s a stinker of a story! I hope you enjoy it. Do you know your family smell? Forgive me, I’m not saying you have poor hygiene, but whether you realise it or not, your family have a smell. I can’t give you … More There I am in the paper #34.
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.
What would you do if you found yourself alone, yes, alone in the house, not a child in sight! Here’s my article from last weeks Irish Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. I hope you enjoy it. Forgive me but you will have to lean in close if you wish to read this as I’m whispering. Why am … More There I am in the paper #31.