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 […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year?

I’m still behind on blog posts but that’s OK. It’s been a busy week trying to get things organised for Christmas, finishing up work which included two interviews to do this week as well, so I found myself getting stressed. I was meant to be getting presents yesterday but took one look at the queues […]

An Anxiety Reminder

This old anxiety is a strange thing. I thought I was doing OK, I thought I was doing really well in fact, until last night. I was going to a dinner and instead of arriving early as I would normally do I was a bit later. So when I walked into the room there were […]

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 […]

Let it be

I was at the Bootleg Beatles last night with Jono, they played Sligo Live and we really enjoyed it. It’s the first concert Jono has been to in a wheelchair and it made the night so much easier for him. The concert was over 2 and a half hours long and was a really great […]