Category: Life


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...


And two weeks later….

I spoke too soon. That day when I said I was getting better, I wasn’t. I ended up back at the hospital last Monday because it just wasn’t getting better. One side was very...


Anecdotes from my hospital stay

The child is now a week old, and we’ve been home since last Tuesday. The only times I’ve ever been in hospital as an inpatient has been for both births and both times were…..quite...

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