It ends in a named grave, It has ended in unmarked graves of the past . Our names end up hidden in filing cabinets, Or in an archived email folder. Lives ended in laundries, They began and then again ended in the same laundries. We are left to travel outside of our homeland on planes,... Continue Reading →
The school bell rings and no matter what fun or drama I faced in school that day, as I packed up my bag, put on my coat and walked out the gates to either cycle or catch the bus home, my day was over. Putting my key in the front door and entering my childhood... Continue Reading →
I had an interesting conversation with my three and a half-year old twins over the weekend. My son turned to me as we sat cosied up on the couch,winding down for bed-time, our bodies growing weary from a packed day of swimming, relation visiting and a trip to the circus and exclaimed ,"Mammy you have... Continue Reading →
Today is my 40th birthday, I am alive. I will not mourn the non achievements, I will welcome the chance to still achieve, To still dream. I wont settle, I will strive. I am happy , I will be happier, I will dream, dare, do. I will really live my life, Will you?
Every New Years eve for the last ten years I have made the same resolution. You might think that is a cop-out but it has been one of the most significant resolutions of my life. 2018 sees me turning 40 in mid January, I know! who wants a birthday post-Christmas. I had vague notions of... Continue Reading →