Picture this…

Yesterday I spied 7 trucks parked on the curb opposite a church.  They were loaded with floral tributes to commemorate the passing of a local traveller. On board and made […]

A week in pictures…

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Sunday treat – blow a pound at the sweet cafe… Avoiding the summer slide – reading with Papa who’s over from Ireland for the week How many cooks does it […]

Our fortuitous river work-outs

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Staying active and on the move underpins one of our favourite days out – a meander by the river and the serendipity the journey will throw in our path. On […]

Art attack

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What’s an acceptable time for me to hold on to the art work my children brought  from school this week? It’s bin day tomorrow and I am fighting the urge […]

Tip toe

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Last Monday I learnt from my FB feed that Dermot Healy, Irish writer and Sligo resident, compared to Beckett and highly rated by Seamus Heaney, died. Suddenly. Prematurely (he was […]

Luck out – here I stay


  I don’t trust my gut anymore. You know that inner voice we know we should listen to.  The teller of truths. The wise one.  The niggles you should have […]