Category Archives: Families

Another Surprise!

For my mum’s 60th birthday the girls, Peter & I bought 99p flights and went on a return trip to Dublin for the day

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sweet 16

At about 11pm on this day 16 years ago, I turned to my husband and said, I think this baby might be on time. Our first daughter was 10 days late and took 33 hours to arrive, not so with … Continue reading

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I am Legend!

Well at least I think I am! Many sleepless nights ago (about 9 to be honest) we finally accepted that the home computer really had died, and that much as I love my children, I did not want them hogging … Continue reading

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The Big Egg Hunt

When I decided that I would be able to go to Dublin for my Dad’s 70th Birthday I only wanted to do one other thing while I was there.  My friend Gillian from primary school is a Creative Designer and … Continue reading

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig

The day of the festival of (St) Patrick, Paddy’s day. My daddy is called Patrick, so it has always been Daddy’s day too 🙂 He always sends us (me, my sister and all my cousins) a St Patrick’s Day card, … Continue reading

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Upon Small Shoulders

I love Sinéad O’Connor, I always have.  When I first heard ‘Troy’ the haunting love song from her first album, The Lion & The Cobra, she was singing from my heart, from my soul.  She screamed for me, from me. … Continue reading

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