Lest we forget?

Can you imagine an 80 year old ex English soldier sleeping next to an ex IRA soldier also in his 80s? Well in the ward I worked on back in the late 1980s, this is exactly what happened. Initially they arrived on the same day, two elderly gentlemen, coming in to have the same surgery. I settled them … More Lest we forget?

A four year old boy and a “lipstick” could have caused a major incident.

I live in Ireland and have a very strong sense of my own identity. I love this country, and am proud to be Irish. I was a child during the seventies and eighties. A time of tremendous unrest in the North of Ireland, when a lot of wrong was done on both sides, by the … More A four year old boy and a “lipstick” could have caused a major incident.