No, I have not come out of my writing cave to announce my birthday, (it’s on St Patrick’s Day in case you’re asking) but to celebrate this blogs birthday. ‘My thoughts on a page,’ is seven years old. As it is barely visited by me these days, I thought I’d call over and say hello. … More Happy Birthday to me.
I can’t tell you all how happy and emotional I am to tell you that today I signed a contract with a literary agent! Yes, read that again if you must. It’s true, Faith O Grady, from the Lisa Richards Agency will take my memoir and do her best to find it a home. When … More Newsflash…You’d better sit down!
Have you ever wished you had said something to someone but missed your opportunity? Have you been hurt or wronged and told no one? Perhaps you owe someone a thank you but never got the chance to tell them? Maybe you have a secret you never shared but would like to let it out? A … More Anyone interested?
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy, and the dividing of our grief. (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Our friends come in all shapes and sizes. Some fill our lives daily, others we see less regularly but know they are only a call away and a small number date back to our … More Thank you my friend.
So today is Father’s day here in Ireland. Sadly I’ve no Dad to call or send a gift to. No scouring the shops for a card that comes close to saying all I’d love him to hear. All I can do is hold him close in my heart, speak to him in my mind and … More For you… because I got you no present.
Is there anyone out there who is not guilty of taking a loved one for granted? Who holds them in their heart but rarely expresses how much they mean to them? Today, in my life, such a loved one is having a birthday. These are the things she doesn’t know. That I woke up this … More The things I don’t say
“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Where would we be in life without our friends? They are the ones who entertain us on nights out, counsel us … More Testing friendship.
Well actually Happy Birthday to ‘My thoughts on a page’, which has over the past two years become very much a part of me. I have laughed and cried out loud here and enormously enjoyed every post I’ve written. Like New Year a birthday is a time to reflect, to look forward and back. When … More Happy Birthday to me.
Just a quick late night post to pass on my thank you to anyone who took the time to nominate me for this years Irish Blog Awards. I am thrilled to have my nomination accepted, even if I shamelessly pointed you in that direction. Last year I managed to make the finals, but being new … More Thank you, I’m chuffed.
Finalist! Those of you who follow me regularly, will know what that means. I made it to the final five, in the Best Personal Blog category, in the Irish Blog Awards. What can I say? How can I write when I am speechless? All of you, who have taken the time, to read and comment … More Finalist!