Another of my ‘It’s my life’ column from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Do I hold grudges? Certainly not. At least that’s what I thought about myself. However, recently my children pointed out, that they don’t believe I’m the person I imagine myself to be. Really? ‘Mum, there are not enough bullets for the number of … More There I am in the paper #62
My latest from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. You’d never guess my birthday was approaching when I wrote it? At what age do we become old? Is it an actual number or a state of mind? Anyone with children will know, regardless what age we are, they already consider us old. My aging began in my … More There I am in the paper #55
Another of my articles from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. I have a confession to make which may surprise you…until yesterday I was an IKEA virgin. On many occasions I’d muttered, “I must go there someday,” but I never really meant it. However last week, perhaps due to an excess of alcohol swishing through my veins, … More There I am in the paper #38.
Have you ever shopped in the dark? Would you think it’s a good idea? No I didn’t either, however I know a certain shop who think it’s a great idea. Are you familiar with them? They are a certain American fashion shop (featuring an A and an F in their title) who arrived in Ireland … More Who loves shopping in the dark?
Twelve days to Christmas, Smile when people ask “Are you all organised?”. Plenty time yet. No need to sweat. Eleven days to Christmas, Enjoy wandering through shops, thinking of what presents your loved ones would like. Ten days to Christmas, Go to your first Christmas night out, enjoy the Christmas songs and atmosphere. Nine days … More The twelve days to Christmas.
Today was a day which I had been putting off for some time. I had hidden away and ignored all the signs. However it was no longer practical to continue along this line. I had to be brave. I had to face it. It was time to begin my Christmas shopping. I have learned a … More God save me from Christmas shopping.
My youngest and I went into town today to do some clothes shopping. Everywhere we went she would exclaim, “Oh look, I see Christmas lights”. They were not even turned on yet, but just the sight of them excited her. Now that Halloween is over, Christmas is all she can think about. Last week she … More Christmas in November!
Every day I am constantly forgetting things. Where are my keys? Where is my phone? Where did I park the car? Where did I put my bag? I know my children very well. They have been with me quite awhile, and yet I will call them the wrong name! I will meet someone and know … More If I Could Remember What I Forgot Today I’d Tell You!