I’ve been blogging for four years and up to this year posted regularly. However, in more recent times I’ve taken a step back. Why? Because I’m enjoying living. Yes, I’m spending more time honing my writing skills on short stories and trying to lessen the time I spend online. How’s my WIP going? It’s not. … More Life offline.
Here is my column from last weeks Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. Sadly this week I will have one reader less, as an amazing mother, sister, grandmother and friend to many, Sheila Courtney, passed away all too suddenly on Monday. Sheila was well known in this house by our children as ‘Nana Courtney’ despite not being a … More There I am in the paper #66
Most people believe we Irish are obsessed by drink. A nation who party and sing. Who know how to enjoy the craic. Well to a large extent you are correct. However that is not our real obsession. Nor is Religion, or Fighting. No, as a nation we talk 24/7 about the weather. I phone my … More A National Obsession.
News flash! Summer arrived in Ireland today. The sun shone and it was warm. No clouds and more amazingly no rain. It brought back memories, of the one day of Summer, we all remember from last year. The only real Summers day we had! So I headed out to the garden, to attend to the … More An afternoon spent with lost friends.