Reflections of the last decade

The last day of 2019 and as we approach a new decade it’s time for me to look back. On this day ten years ago both Andy and Jono were laid up with back issues. Jono was recovering from spinal fusion surgery, Andy was suffering from a very bad back and on his way to […]

I’ve come a long way

As we reach the end of the year and I look back I’m amazed how far I’ve come. Things that would have petrified me before, now don’t worry me at all. To give you a couple of examples; Before Christmas I went to a local market and I remember going earlier in the year and […]

Cats, Cavities and Christmas

It was a bit of a panic on the run up to Christmas. Poor Lucy had a filling fall out of her tooth so there was a frantic Monday spent phoning around dentists to see if we could get her seen before Christmas. It wouldn’t have been much fun for her with a toothache and […]

Christmas thoughts

I’m sitting mulling over Christmas. There’s no escaping it. No matter what radio station or TV channel you put on it’s full of jingling bells, bright colours and general hilarity. It’s a lot to live up to. Some people put themselves under enormous pressure to have the perfect day but life really doesn’t turn out […]

Winter Solstice in Sligo

Today was Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. From here on in the days get longer and hopefully brighter because it’s been a fairly dull winter.I couldn’t sleep last night, well I got about 3 hours of sleep. I was pondering on the all important questions in the middle of the night: Shall […]

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 […]