Category Archives: Emotion

Optimism and Me

It is very tiring trying to do what you think you should be doing, because you think others think this is really what you ought to be doing; when you know that you are probably doing the best that can be done. … Continue reading

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Weaving Through Life

“Upheaval,Unhappiness and feeling Unsure, is never about the place; it’s about the place you are in, in your life.” Glad I said that!! Snap out of it and make something happen, how else will we ever know what we are supposed to … Continue reading

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Goodbye’s fade-Memories don’t!

The hardest part of any friendship is when it’s time to say goodbye. As much as we might like things to stay the same, change is an inevitable part of life. The universe may seem huge and the rift between … Continue reading

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Are they still here?

Reading the words of a sad song the other day got me thinking. New babes are born, and as they grow: We often hear it said that she has her mother’s looks, or his hands are so like his Dad’s, … Continue reading

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Five things I’m Afraid to write about-The Truth – and it did happen.

Post a Day 2011:  5 Things I’m afraid to write about. Politics – Don’t know nor care enough to get it right – You never could. The worst day of my life – When it did really happen. The whole truth  – … Continue reading

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Five Senses – Take Me Back.

What do you remember about life before you were six? So much of it gets confused with what you have been told by your parents, big sisters, aunts and uncles. Are they really your own memories in the end? Touch … Continue reading

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What it is to be Irish!

What it is to be Irish…… On 364 days of the year, being Irish is no different from being Dutch, Jewish, French, Italian or, yes, even English. The Irishman pays his bills, complains about taxes, does his work and listens … Continue reading

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A Child of Africa?

It never occurred to me as a child that I was different; I lived it every day. We did, my siblings and I. It was the way we spoke, dressed and even the fact that we were held so close … Continue reading

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His African Rain

The heady fragrance when it was all over, with running rivulets changing the song of every bird, beast and insect of the undulating plains. Changing their Africa. Giving them life Continue reading

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african night skies

I was back at the dance held in the Globe, the night when Fiona called out to me, as she beckoned from the end of the table without lifting a hand nor even an eyelid. Oh to be able to do it all over again, start from that night, and get it right this time.
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