The Sligo Now Interview

I was delighted to be interviewed by Rebecca Kennedy for the December issue of Sligo Now Magazine. I talked about depression, panic attacks and Havin’ A Laugh. The headline reads ‘1000 friends on Facebook and no one to coffee’ with and that’s how I used to feel. I’m not so bad these days. Over the […]

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

I was driving along today and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road came on the radio. Isn’t it amazing how a song can take you right back to a moment in time and evoke a memory? This song took me back to the age of 13. I was staying at my friend Julie’s house. We were listening […]

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Retracing my steps

It’s the time of year that brings back memories don’t you think? Sometimes you have to go back to move forward. So today was a day of doing that. It’s six months since my mum died and I wanted to bring a gift to the nursing home who looked after her so well. I couldn’t […]

Connections, Conversations and Cakes

I’m absolutely shite at making friends. I think at school they should have a class to teach you how to do this 🙂 I always feel like I’m not worthy enough to be someone’s friend. That they’d think I’m odd (I am), or not funny enough, or just a bit of a loser. So in […]

I’m drawing a line under today

Some days I’m winning, everything goes right and falls into place. Today wasn’t one of those days. Firstly I went to a fabulous Tea Party for the #AskforAngela campaign. It was held in the Mayor’s Parlour and there was a great buzz of chatter so I was talking quite loudly about being careful about not […]

Talking to an angel

This year I’ve had a few lovely people come into my life. Tanya is one of those, she runs Reiki Concept Therapies and I went to see her shortly after my mum died. I had no energy and almost cancelled my treatment because I was so tired.I went though and I’m so glad I did. […]