WISE UP…..

WISE UP…..

New book. It’s been so long since I posted on my blog, I have almost forgotten how to do it. But I wanted to let you know that I have written a book. Covid lockdowns swept away all my excuses and I finally managed to write more than 10,000 words –...
The Hopefulness of Geese

The Hopefulness of Geese

This is the longer text of my script which was broadcast on RTE Radio One, Sunday Miscellany on 14 November 2021. A link to the programme is here https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/clips/22029731/ Photo by Jan Rod It’s in November I hear them first. It begins as an echo...
Be The Change

Be The Change

Written for Sunday Miscellany 50th anniversary Mia my youngest daughter is a music obsessed, art mad, 18-year-old hippie.  Her bedroom looks like something that the 1970s left behind, with the dark purple walls adorned with batik hangings, photos of her favourite...
CYCLING THE WESTERN GREENWAY

CYCLING THE WESTERN GREENWAY

A guide for ole wans! Greenways are on the increase in Ireland.  They are combined walking and cycling routes which often follow a former railway line or sometimes canal or even a river.  What all these have in common is that they are reasonably flat.  Not completely...
How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

THE LAST EPISODE….. with comedian Steve Cummins   Steve Cummins is a comedian, host of the Laughter Lounge and one half of the very successful Zoom Party. This episode has no recommendations… it’s all about having a laugh. From nipples to...