Category: Life


Before I turn and look forward – 16 from ’16

First off, a very happy new year to you. If you’ve visiting me today, on January second, then thank you for taking a bit of time out of your bank holiday. There’s a great...


Music and memories at Christmas

I’m Joining Nicola over on simply homemade blog today in taking a look at the songs that have made the season so memorable for me. There’s something special about the senses before we learn...


Breakfast, snacks, lunch, whatever 

I’ve lived in Ireland for over 15 years now, which is longer than I’ve lived in the country of my own birth, and yet there are still a lot of things that cause me to...


Homelessness in Ireland – a Focus Ireland blog march

I’ve been on Maternity leave now for four months, and one of the things I miss most is the walk from my bus stop to the office. It gave me my daily first burst...


General rumblings

So I am completely and utterly blank. Again. Okay, not completely blank, I do have ideas on what to write, then the baby won’t allow me to put her down, I get distracted by...


It’s been twenty years

Seriously! Twenty whole years. I finished secondary school twenty years ago! A person born that year can now drink legally. They can get married. They could have a child who walks and talks right...

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