The Winter of my Content – Backlogs, Catching Up and Baby Joy

 Yes, it's been a while hasn't it?  Probably the longest between blog posts. Writing is funny like that. Nothing for ages and then a sudden burst of creativity, followed by a flurry of posts, poems, and story ideas. It's a crazy, wonderful process. Which is my way of warning you of the possibility of multiple … Continue reading The Winter of my Content – Backlogs, Catching Up and Baby Joy

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Restless Sleep, Moon-Dogs and Herbal Tea

Tossing and turning at 3 a.m. The bed is warm, not cosy-warm but fever-warm. The duvet holds me down, traps me as I toss about. And thoughts are black shadows at the edge of my dreaming - repeating as mantras, chanting and chanting until a migraine lurks on the periphery. Forced out of bed, I … Continue reading Restless Sleep, Moon-Dogs and Herbal Tea

Summer Scribbles

Yes, I know, long time no see. It's the summer. What can I say? Things are a little different in the summer. Especially when we seem to have mistakenly been given the forecast for the Mediterranean for the last two months. As an Irish citizen this is a big deal, massive even. We get to … Continue reading Summer Scribbles