Today we are celebrating the birthday of our youngest. A whirlwind of joy and happiness. The full stop in our family and in many ways the glue which keeps us all together. I could wax lyrical about all that she is, but what seventeen year old would thank you for that? Instead, I will remember … More To you, my brown eyed girl.
Today someone very dear to me is celebrating a birthday. I will travel to Dublin later to enjoy it with him and as we hug in celebration a lifetime of wonderful memories will surround us. I wrote a post for him a few years ago. Today I’ve dusted it off and updated it. But don’t … More Happy Birthday Little Brother. My Forever Friend.
Today is my eldest child’s birthday, the anniversary of the day this mad adventure in motherhood began, the day, quite a few years ago, she made my greatest dream come true. As a little one she and I walked along hand in hand and I couldn’t imagine us not being close…until she became a teenager … More I hope you find the feet of a dancer.
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.
Is there anyone out there who is not guilty of taking a loved one for granted? Who holds them in their heart but rarely expresses how much they mean to them? Today, in my life, such a loved one is having a birthday. These are the things she doesn’t know. That I woke up this … More The things I don’t say
What would you think if you discovered the rock you leaned on, the solid in your life had been lying to you… for weeks? Not only that but your friends also knew? Last Friday I discovered my life was not as it seemed. There was a web of lies surrounding me and I was completely … More Is it ever okay to lie?
I am reminded today of comments I’ve received from friends and my mum, ‘Don’t dare put me in your blog’. Sometimes I’ve ignored them and thankfully I’ve been forgiven. I like to think, despite their protestations, they did in fact like what was written. However appearing on my blog is not for everyone. So today … More A post I wont be writing.