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
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.
I’ve returned from two nights staying at ‘home,’ the house I grew up in, where my mum still lives and the heart of my family beats. It’s filled me, as it always does, with nostalgia for days long gone and prompted me to look up an old post I wrote three years ago. I’ve polished … More Home, where my families heart still beats
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.