Darkness

It’s been a hard day. Tomorrow won’t be any easier. D is staying at home while I go to the funeral. Ethan has had his casts off but has now an infection and can’t walk. I will miss my d by my […]

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Waiting

Why do we wait until someone we love is dead before we tell them how we feel? Why don’t we just tell them when they are alive? Not when they are alive and unwell, I mean when they are alive and well. […]

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Meet my superhero

He runs like he knows it’s a gift to be treasured, his little face all flush, breathing hard he grabs at my hand until I take it, his chubby fingers pulling me to one side. His big blue eyes plead when he […]

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Time

Tick Tock; stop the clock, Prevent the bells from calling out, Tell the tulips Spring ain’t coming, Get the birds to quit their humming. ‘Terminally ill’ rings in my ears, Scans, tests, needles; the coming years, Treatment; no cure, therapies to get […]

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Goodnight Mr Tom

He scared me when I first met him. His wrinkled face, his downward eyes staring at me. “This is our head of security Tom”, my new manager Ken, had introduced us on my first day. I was 16. “Where ya from?”he barked […]

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An absolute rant …no story just a rant

Back seat parenting… Drives me fucking mad. “Well you know,children repeat what they are shown, that’s all I am saying”, spoken by a 30 something year old who has no children. “You know, what you should do now, save a little every […]

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An open letter

To my wonderful friends, I have asked more of you ladies,than you have asked of me. I am aware. You have held me up when my legs went to jelly. When we lost our dear friend,Siobhan, you all gathered in our house, […]

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Taking the piss….

I am a firm believer in, if you can’t laugh at yourself, you have absolutely no right laughing at anyone else. In Ireland, we take the piss out of our friends and family a lot, it is really a form of affection,odd, […]

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Random post….

Feeling a bit old as I stumble through tumblr. A lot of teenagers on this! Then there are the hate blogs, I just don’t get it. Women hating women, girls hating girls. Read some nasty stuff said about a young mum, and […]

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Mr R —this blog is for you baby x

Our second wedding anniversary is this Friday. We are together a little over ten years. That’s a long time. We’ve gone through more things than most couples will ever have to face. Through it all D has been my rock, he has […]

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