A four year old boy and a “lipstick” could have caused a major incident.

I live in Ireland and have a very strong sense of my own identity. I love this country, and am proud to be Irish. I was a child during the seventies and eighties. A time of tremendous unrest in the North of Ireland, when a lot of wrong was done on both sides, by the … More A four year old boy and a “lipstick” could have caused a major incident.

The link between Mandela, Northern Ireland and my Mother.

I know it’s hard to believe but Nelson Mandela always reminds me of my mom! No, she’s not black, or manly nor has she spent time in prison. However she has over the past many many years, (can’t say how many as that would reveal my much older sisters age!), managed to keep the peace … More The link between Mandela, Northern Ireland and my Mother.