Monthly Archives: October 2017

Curtain Up

Many years ago I was in a school play. (Though mine was a small non speaking role I’m told it was pivotal in the play winning an All Ireland Irish language competition 🙂). Our daughter is involved in her school’s … Continue reading

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Lucky to be Superstitious

For the day that’s in it. From slumber’s dreary number and the bed I arose And acting inexactly I stubbed all me toes No relief from my grief could I find in the house Like a plastic gymnastic I put … Continue reading

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The Bedouin

A little piece of surreality on a wet October day…   The tent had been erected overnight, unknownst to the bin man who had to manoeuvre his truck around it. Not the normal first thing to be seen. Not in … Continue reading

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Bouquets

For a variety of reasons, happy and sad, I’ve recently noticed many bouquets here and there. Some thoughts below… Bouquets Road relics looking back sit beyond the reaper’s grasp. They seem all white on black in their bloom, the contrast … Continue reading

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