There are days when I wake up and think, ‘that was a poxy sleep’, closely followed by, ‘it’s raining again’. Even though I’m generally a happy person there are times a plethora of negative thoughts swirl around me and I feel generally irritated and fed up. This morning was such a morning. The August bank … More Take a moment…
We all have days which don’t exactly go to plan. Sometimes they begin to go wrong very shortly after our alarms go off, or for those of you with young children, long before our alarms go off. During the day we look at the clock, as the hours pass painfully slowly, and we wonder how … More What sort of day had you today?
Listen carefully. Can you hear the Irish nation cheering? Today we Irish are cheering one woman’s strength, and sighing in relief as a terrible injustice has been righted. A mother who has fought for her daughter with dignity and courage, has won. If you were living here it would be enough for me to say, “Lucy … More A mother in a million.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It is almost exactly two years since young Daniel began secondary school. All dressed up in his new uniform, white crisp shirt and blazer, so different a look to his usual choice of tracksuit or football kit. He looked so very handsome, and yet still cheeky! Dan only got … More Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.