Perfect Moments

God, I'm happy today. I'm having a life moment of unadulterated bliss and what's great about that is there is plenty of reason for me to feel bummed-off but instead I feel happy.  And isn't that just the perfect way to be – happy despite everything? I managed to find my way to 8am mass […]

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Customer Service – Hot and Not

I popped into the local video shop the other day to rent an X-Box game for Our Kid only to find – Saturday evening – the one he wanted wasn't available.  As there were only 827 other options to choose from he declared loudly that nothing else was of the slightest interest and that was […]

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Mama, thank you for who I am…

Took the Wagster for a walk this morning in the sunshine, reflecting on how my life has changed this year – for poorer and for richer.  Happened upon Il Divo on my Ipod, listened to this and had a good cry as I walked.  I think the neighbours are getting used to 'the crying dog-walker'. […]

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Cracking Up – In More Ways than One

Thanks to Cork Opera House for making me chuckle this morning. In fact, I've been laughing quite a lot this week despite stuff happening that will change the entire course of the rest of my life – and I've no idea where this path is leading.  How exciting is that? I was chatting to Judith […]

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Invasion of the Garden Snatchers and Other ‘Tails’

What purpose are these cows serving in my life? Earlier on today, they hot-hooved it up the length of the field where I assume the farmer must have been calling them to their Sunday fry-up. But even as I write these words, they have all come back down and are congregating just outside my fence…

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