It’s been quite some time since I’ve shared one of my columns from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood, so sit back, remember the heat wave and hopefully enjoy. “How about going to the beach tomorrow?” my friend said. Memories of beaching with ten children between us flooded back. So, despite my severe intolerance to heat, and … More There I am in the paper #67
Here we go again another one of my articles from the Feelgood in the Examiner. Booking holidays…hours in my life I’ll never get back. As I sit in my living room looking out on a damp day I couldn’t be more content. There’s a part of me which I know is a little odd, well … More There I am in the paper #35.
Isn’t life online a funny thing? We think we know each other but we only know what others wish us to know? As it happens I’ve been on holiday, for a whole seven days. I disappeared without warning, in fear you would descend on my house and rob it. My tactic seems to have worked … More Did you even notice I was gone?
Here’s my article from last weeks Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Summer holiday planning is not always without pain! Do you ever notice once the time changes and the sun puts in a token appearance this country turns its face en masse to Summer and Summer holidays in particular? Hardly a week goes by when I am … More There I am in the paper #23
I know people who are very organised, you might even be one yourself? You know the type, the ones who buy next years school uniforms the day their children get Summer holidays and Christmas presents as early as September. They have school books covered and lunch boxes purchased weeks before returning to school. I number … More Stop the clock.
So we made it back. We are still talking to each other and he didn’t kill me, nor I him. It was a wonderful week. For those who got no chance to see what went on via my incredibly active facebook feed (not really) I’ll replay what you missed here. Hopefully in the next few … More These boots were made for walking
I have returned from a holiday in Spain during which I spotted one or two of these. I am just wondering if anyone else has had the pleasure? He is a Northern European male, who tends to fly during the months of July/August to a Mediterranean climate. It’s believed he does so to follow his … More Have you seen one yet?
Shhh, don’t tell anyone but I’m finding time to blog. I’m not sure how long it will be before some member of my family appears, and shatters my piece, but here’s hoping it lasts. I had promised that my next post would feature some of my own personal favourite posts I wrote last year. Well … More All kinds of everything. My favourite posts of 2013.
Can you hear it? The noise of my eleven year old, as she squeals with excitement. “One more day!”. Tomorrow we are off. Usually I have no problem, finding the words to describe a situation, but this is beyond my capabilities. Our youngest, aged eleven, cannot be contained. The airport, the airplane and the idea … More Look out Spain, here we come!
It is that time of the year again, when everyone begins to talk about, where they are jet setting off to for their holidays. My kids come home daily, listing the exotic places, their friends tell them they are going to. To say they are a bit jealous, would be an understatement! We have one … More Summer holidays!