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Dark thoughts be gone.

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Today it is dark here, rain thunders like vicious darts they pock mark the ground with dark holes.  I smile despite the weather and the watcher I spot every now and then. Out… Continue reading

Comments Requested: 10 Qualities required in a Politician

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Listening to a debate about the new water charges in Ireland prompted this satirical paragraph.   10 qualities needed to be a politician:  (if you are Irish it is understood that you may… Continue reading

Does Hard Work Really Pay off in Ireland?

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This post was prompted by Lmk66 ‘s post, which I recommend because you are getting two different views from two very different countries (America and Ireland). Below are simple facts. We have had a… Continue reading

Will we have a future in Ireland?

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I give up I truly do. Most of my life I’ve put the emphasis on living. I was content to manage on my low wage. It was part of the problem that I… Continue reading

Write about what you know? What do I know after thirty years of marriage?

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Everyone says: write about what you know. The trouble is the answer to the question, what do I know? I suppose I know about being married. We celebrated thirty years of being married… Continue reading

Minding Mum – A lesson in caring

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Mum’s ten year struggle ended on 30th May 2013. The turning point in her life was a freak accident. A horse box ramp fell back on her pinning her to the ground. Two operations later,… Continue reading