Purim

Last night I went to a Purim party. Purim – for those of you unfamiliar – celebrates a story from…

Stuff I Don’t Like

When Jess broke up with me last November I decided I was going to stay as positive as possible, so…

Reading things

I have a goodreads account, where I blab on about books. And I will add a button linking that account…

Witches

What’s your new year’s resolution? Mine is: don’t crack up. The apparent simplicity of this resolution belies the ingenious strategies…

My first ever blog post?

We’re going through boxes of memories here in Oranmore and have found proof that I’ve been a committed diarist of…

One More Bad Thing

My mother’s partner died in June. He crashed his car coming back from a point-to-point race meet. A great man for the horses, a terrible man for the cars. I was on the first flight home to Ireland. John and I were close: allies, you might say, in the complicated game of family…