It’s been over three weeks since I confessed to the world I’m writing a book so here is update number one. I’m not sure I like writing a book! Ah, I’m only joking! Most of the time I am enjoying the process, but there have been moments. To begin with the positive, I’ve written over … More How’s my book. Update 1
They say time heals and sometimes I wonder if it’s true. Do we heal or do we just mend and learn to live with the scars? I’ve seen friends cope with extraordinary grief but I cannot ever imagine they will heal. I myself have been broken and today I wonder am I healed? Why today? … More Does time heal?
Hear ye. Hear ye. Listen up and I’ll give you the latest from the southern capital of Ireland on the Beast and Storm Emma. As advised by those trained in weather forecasting, the country shut down today at 4pm. At precisely 3.59 pm, all over the country people raced in their driveways and slammed doors … More Waiting for Storm Emma. Anyone seen her?
In case you actually care and are refreshing your computers hourly, unable to sleep with worry about me and the whole country of Ireland, I thought I’d update you and advise you that I am in fact still alive. As for the Beast from the East, well who can I sue? I listened intently for … More Update on the Beast.
Listen up, those of you who don’t live in Ireland, as I’ve big news. We are waiting with bated breath here for the disaster that is looming this week. According to Met Eireann, or the weather forecast for those of you without Irish, the ‘Beast from the East’ is on its way. Can you believe … More Help! The Beast is coming.
Here you go, my column in this weeks Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Enjoy. Watching television the other night I tuned into RTE’s ‘We won the lotto.’ Who hasn’t dreamed about what it must be like to not have to worry about money? I was in London recently and strayed into the watch department of a very … More There I am in the paper #53
Yesterday I had the great joy of travelling back in time. Yes, I got the chance to remember what it was to have a little one about the house. At one time this house I call home was full to the rafters with young children, three of my own four, two little ladies I minded … More Back to the future.
This day next week my youngest will turn sixteen. As I ponder where the years have gone I was reminded of this post I wrote a few years ago. When the last door closes. Last night was a night like any other. There was no sign. No warning. We said ‘Goodnight’ and off she went, … More A trip down memory lane.
Here you go my piece in the Feelgood with the Irish Examiner last week. Bear in mind it was immediately after Valentines Day. Enjoy. The best thing about Valentine’s day is that it ended two days ago. The unfortunate thing about it, is that it happened at all. However, now that it’s over can we … More There I am in the paper #52
Could it be true? Am I about to write something nice for yer man? Well, I believe there was a blue moon a couple of weeks ago, so for the day that’s in it here goes. I wrote this a while back and thankfully it still rings through… Happy Valentine’s Day, E. ‘Do you mind … More Hey there, yer man… Happy Valentine’s Day.