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A Theme Park for Northern Ireland

It was on a visit to Paris some years ago that the inspiration struck me. Parc Asterix was based around the story of Asterix the Gaul, which I had avidly consumed from the comic books as a child. At the … Continue reading

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Letter to my grand-daughter

Hi Immy Happy 8th birthday!!! Are you having snow in London this week? We have had quite a lot this year. One day I could not go out in my car 🚙 as I live up a hill and I … Continue reading

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Loving Ireland

This morning, in the wake of ongoing Brexit talk, I cried for Ireland. The tears came spontaneously after listening to ‘On your farm’ on BBC Radio 4, with Sarah Swadling … visiting Clare Island on the west coast off County … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear ends all reasoning. Throughout my life I have self-checked what drives me or holds me back, and the possibilities that occur to me are love, safety, learning, and access to ways to move forward. Love is inbred in us … Continue reading

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Elsie, my favourite relative

Another snippet from my memoir… It was in Sept 1989 on her visit to Ireland when I first met Elsie. She was 78 then, and had probably been there before, but having lived her life in England, somehow we had … Continue reading

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OMG! 

I was starting to prepare for that trip I’d dreamed of – New York! First husband sadly gone i.e. Dead! and next one also sadly gone with Alzheimer’s, I thought nothing more bad could happen. Developing my life again now … Continue reading

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Letter to my granddaughter

Hi Immy, Happy 8th Birthday! 7 was a very special age. When I was 7, I started to think my own thoughts and sometimes even disagreed with other people’s ideas. And now you’re 8 and have friends to enjoy your … Continue reading

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