There I am in the paper #60

Another of my columns from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. If you’ve ever drowned in the volume of ‘art’ your children bring home from school you might enjoy this one. I have a confession to make; I did not keep all my children’s art! Over the years my four children have brought home half a forest … More There I am in the paper #60

Turning back time.

There are moments in our lives which live with us forever. They may seem insignificant as they happen, yet for some reason stay with us for a lifetime. The same is true for places. I grew up in Dublin, our capital city, yet, be it because of DNA or ‘moments,’ a large part of me … More Turning back time.

Home alone.

I am surrounded by silence. Twenty two years I have waited, and here it is at last. However it is not the pleasant quiet, that I dreamed about. There is an emptiness, which I had not foreseen, and a feeling of loss. I realize as I sit home alone, just how loud silence can be. … More Home alone.