Blog

As well as my personal blog here, you can also read my Twitterverse blog for HELLO! Magazine here.

Coming out of the fog

  Well hello, hello, hello!  I thought it was about time I blew the dust off my blog and started using it again.  I’ve been all morning cleaning and polishing it so make yourself a cuppa and come on in....

What are the chances?

I keep saying I must set up a new blog, update my website, write a monthly newsletter… but the thoughts of anything remotely technical sends me into a spin.  So for now, I’m just going to write a post here,...

Doggie dilemma

I may regret saying this, but there’s a possibility that we (my husband and I) may cave in to our children’s pleas and get ourselves another dog. The thought of it fills me with joy, excitement and complete and utter...

The Rogue Rose

Yesterday I posted a sad poem on here and promised I’d follow up with a much cheerier one. So here you go – and I do apologise for its silliness but I just can’t help my imagination! The Rogue Rose...

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Be free my love…

I have a friend who’s very sick in hospital at the moment. She’ll never come home. Two days ago, she made the choice to be taken off all the machines that were keeping her alive. Surprisingly, she’s still with us....

Twitter, how I love you!

I apologise in advance if you’re: a) not on Twitter and hate reading things about it or b) on twitter and are sick of listening to me rattle on about it! Basically, this is simply a post about how wonderful...

One Kind Deed

I feel I’ve been blessed in my life with a great family and wonderful friends. I’ve never had to suffer hardship and I thank my lucky stars every day for my four healthy, happy children. I know some people aren’t...

A promise of friendship

Last night my husband, four children and I spent the night with a friend in Waterford.  It was a lovely night.  We stayed home as our host cooked a delicious meal and the children, both hers and ours, squealed with...

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It could only happen to me!

I shouldn’t be allowed out on my own! Honestly, when I told people my story about yesterday morning (which I’ll elaborate on in a moment) they all said the very same thing: “It could only happen to you!” It would...

A bit of magic this Christmas!

Today we had our annual family Christmas day out at the shops. It’s often a stressful day with moans of “My legs are sore from walking” and “I’m so hot I think I’m going to faint” and “When are we...

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DANCING FAIRY

Tonight I’m full of Christmas cheer. The big day is fast approaching and I’m loving the excitement in our house. For me, Christmas is all about children. Earlier, I tweeted one of the children’s poems I’ve written and was overwhelmed...

Any Dream Will Do – but this one will do quite nicely!

Well hello there! I thought it was about time I dusted off the blog and told you all a little about what I’ve been up to these last few weeks. Most of you will know what’s been going on because...

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