A review of the new Fantastic Beasts movie including a consideration of the wider world of Harry Potter (and my life throughout) I can say honestly and openly that I was overwhelmed and bewildered by the latest production of the … Continue reading
I remember the little anti-abortion pins on school uniforms. I remember the earrings, the same design, the two little footprints. I gushed to a girl in my class: WHERE did you get that! That’s ADORABLE! She looked at me quizzically. … Continue reading
I discovered some words I threw down in a notebook, exactly two years ago this week: a vignette of my daughter Aoife in a nonsuch moment I wanted to preserve for ever and ever and ever On Wings of Song: … Continue reading
There was once a woman who lived … on a hill…. she had so many photos she didn’t know what to do … I have possibly upwards of 100,000 digital photographs. They’re stashed on cloud storage facilities like Dropbox, OneDrive … Continue reading
Saturday 14th May 2016 was my 37th birthday (yes, THIRTY-SEVEN), but this day was not about me. It was all about my daughter, Aoife (8). It was: “AOIFE DAY.” The idea for ‘Aoife Day’ came about when Aoife and I spoke … Continue reading
Exactly at the time that I was getting into yoga and vegetarian food and not wanting to eat animals anymore, Colm was building up a sheep farm. Continue reading
Our odd socks problem is getting out of hand. They’re starting to mob us now.