When I see your clothes left on the stairs, hear you giving out about my lost keys, or I smell the wet towel discarded by you in the bathroom, I think….. ‘Feck you’. When I see you empty the dishwasher and then reload it your way, or watch you put the tiniest remnants of … More When I think of you..
Tonight I’m breaking with tradition. I’m writing about yer man who I live with, and I might even be saying something nice about him! We met when I was still a teenager, a fiercely independent girl, who knew her own mind. Life at the time was far from easy and in many ways I was … More Listen carefully, as I’ll not be repeating this.
I think the world can be divided very simply into two types of people. Those who write lists, and those who don’t. I am in the latter, as you may have guessed, and my overly organised mother, and very non free spirited husband, are in the former. Not that I am judging, but I’m just … More Five reasons I hate lists.
As a child I never really imagined, what my future partner in life might look like. I was always a bit of a tomboy, and not overly impressed by boys. However as I grew up, I began to know, exactly what I liked and did not like in a man. Visually I liked scruffy, with … More What makes the perfect man?
My husband is a genius. In times of trouble and strife, he is always there to pick me up. Well after twenty years together you would hope so. Take this morning for example. I woke early with my eldest daughter who fled the nest yesterday, weighing heavily on my mind. No moping in bed for … More Men do not improve with age.
I have a lovely partner, my husband of twenty two years, and four wonderful children. However I have a secret love. I have kept this secret love, for as long as I have known my husband. It is not a conventional love, and certainly not one I often speak of. This love of mine is … More Unconventional love.
Many say we Irish are a nation who like to fight. I of course would disagree. The following story I think shows clearly, that if my husband is anything to go by, we are a people who have some very alternative ways, of approaching the difficulty of successful conflict resolution. The majority of us are … More An alternative approach to conflict resolution.
In case you have just arrived blindly to this post, I am updating bloggers on my health and well being, since informing my husband, that the car had an “accident”. The afternoon was not pleasant. I checked quite regularly but the car remained just as damaged every time I looked. I tried to trivialize it with my … More Testing Love (3)!
I hoped my husband loved me when he married me. I felt his love for me when I gave birth to our four children. However today around 6.30 pm I will know beyond all reasonable doubt, if he truly loves me. What is the test? Well, at 6.30 pm he will return from work, And … More Testing Love “2”!
I HATE SMARTPHONES. All of them? Yes every one of them. They are like washing machines. Let me explain. We go to buy a washing machine. We have a budget. We would like our washing machine to wash clothes. I have been suitably brainwashed to believe that we should be sure that the machine can … More Smart Phones Everything You Never Asked For!