Start me up

I've a banjaxed car again. I went to take Jono swimming yesterday and it wouldn't start. I thought (hoped) it might just be a dead battery but no such luck. Andy is really handy when it comes to cars and he figured out the starter motor has packed up. He was hoping it just might... Continue Reading →

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Jellybeans for breakfast

It's been a challenging couple of days and as I've found so often in the past there's always something reassuring that happens to tell me I'm going in the right direction. Today was one of those light-bulb moments. I went along to 'Homecoming' with Rachel Webb at the North Leitrim Women's Centre today. It was... Continue Reading →

Sometimes

Sometimes I don't like being an adult. Sometimes I'd like someone else to make decisions for me. Sometimes I just want to play all day, or read all day or do whatever I like all day. Sometimes I want to eat cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes I want someone to tell me it'll... Continue Reading →

Dracula Day in Sligo

You might be surprised to know that there is a Sligo Dracula connection!  Bram Stoker's mother was born in Sligo town and told a young Bram all about the cholera epidemic which killed so many Sligo people. It's said that the Dracula novel was inspired by these tales. Yesterday saw the first Sligo Dracula Convention take... Continue Reading →

Armistice Day in Sligo

Today I took part in the Armistice Day Centenary Event in Sligo. This event was a collaboration between historian Simone Hickey and the Blue Raincoat Theatre. 609 people volunteered to walk on behalf of the people from County Sligo who lost their lives in the Great War. I took part because my Granddad was one... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thoughts

A bit of everything this week. Some good and some not so good. I've had the old anxiety chest pains a couple of times after being fine for months so I'm going to have to keep an eye on that. In one way this week has been infuriating. I thought I had a new little... Continue Reading →

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