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Yer Ma’s Yer Ma, Ya know!

Ireland

Fear. Not a word you want to associate with your early life, but one that sadly featured a fair bit in my formative years. But it’s probably not the fear that you might expect. I didn’t […]

Yer Ma’s Yer Ma, Ya know!

Ireland

Fear. Not a word you want to associate with your early life, but one that sadly featured a fair bit in my formative years. But it’s probably not the fear that you might expect. I didn’t […]

A Knock at the Door

Ireland

During the course of doing my research for the books I am about to write, I have been incredibly lucky to have had conversations with many people who were kind enough to share their time and […]

A Knock at the Door

Ireland

During the course of doing my research for the books I am about to write, I have been incredibly lucky to have had conversations with many people who were kind enough to share their time and […]

Culture, like…

Ireland

I thought I’d write this piece now as we approach marching season, the time when Orangemen set out on to mark what is commonly referred to as ‘The Battle of the Boyne’ across Northern Ireland and […]

Culture, like…

Ireland

I thought I’d write this piece now as we approach marching season, the time when Orangemen set out on to mark what is commonly referred to as ‘The Battle of the Boyne’ across Northern Ireland and […]

The Tricky Art of Dialogue…aka It’s good to talk!

About Writing

Let’s face it…we never shut up.  We don’t though, do we?  Morning, noon and night we are all yammering away.  This happened, that happened, he said, she said.  I’ll tell you what…you’re joking…give me a break… […]

The Tricky Art of Dialogue…aka It’s good to talk!

About Writing

Let’s face it…we never shut up.  We don’t though, do we?  Morning, noon and night we are all yammering away.  This happened, that happened, he said, she said.  I’ll tell you what…you’re joking…give me a break… […]

The Next Direction

About Life

PLEASE READ ME FIRST! Sorry to sound so bossy at the start of what I hope will be a pleasant, thought provoking and most importantly entertaining relationship, but I wanted to set my stall out clearly […]

The Next Direction

About Life

PLEASE READ ME FIRST! Sorry to sound so bossy at the start of what I hope will be a pleasant, thought provoking and most importantly entertaining relationship, but I wanted to set my stall out clearly […]

Shhh! Don’t Wake the Mrs…

About Writing

When I finally managed to become a full-time writer, the one thing I wasn’t expecting was the lost sleep. It’s not so chronic that it could be called insomnia, but there are long periods when I’m […]

Shhh! Don’t Wake the Mrs…

About Writing

When I finally managed to become a full-time writer, the one thing I wasn’t expecting was the lost sleep. It’s not so chronic that it could be called insomnia, but there are long periods when I’m […]

Flying Squad…Forever

About Writing

It was an innocuous moment really.  I was being introduced to my new girlfriend’s family.  Always a nerve jangling rite of passage at any time, but since a lot of them were either ex-military or serving […]

Flying Squad…Forever

About Writing

It was an innocuous moment really.  I was being introduced to my new girlfriend’s family.  Always a nerve jangling rite of passage at any time, but since a lot of them were either ex-military or serving […]

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