We are in the middle of Shakespeare Week! I don't think it could have come at a better time; with many of us staying in our homes thanks to the Coronavirus outbreak, some William Shakespeare is very welcome!
Despite my family having roots in Ireland, I am yet to visit this stunning place. My green eyes have always been drawn to the emerald country, so until I get to visit, I will just celebrate the famous St. Patrick's Day! What started as a feast to honour Saint Patrick has evolved into a celebration … Continue reading The Legend of Saint Patrick
A Trip to Prague: Day One - here A Trip to Prague: Day Two - here Day Three The beautiful blue skies from the day before had returned and we were blessed with another morning awakening to the music of bird song and church bells. The traffic of the city was a little calmer, as … Continue reading A Trip to Prague: Days Three and Four
. . . day two might not have gone according to plan, but I wouldn't have changed it for the world.
A Trip to Prague: Day Two – here A Trip to Prague: Day Three and Four – here First Holiday in 20 years. Destination: Prague This adventure started at Christmas with a hidden envelope and the words "A Trip to Prague". After a lot of reassuring, this February I got on my first plane in … Continue reading A Trip to Prague: Day One
A lot can happen in two weeks . . . I haven't posted anything for two weeks. Firstly, this was because I was on holiday in Prague, then it was my birthday, then an idiot smacked my butt at work, then it was because I felt depressed and then I walked out of my job. … Continue reading The Start of “My Diary” and the End of my Hiatus
It's not only a new year, but it is also a new decade . . . Which my boss kindly pointed out means I have seen four decades on this planet. I am torn between a feeling of triumph for lasting this long and a sense of dread for the rapidly approaching wrinkles. With that … Continue reading 2020 Writing Goals
Being self aware is basically being continuously perplexed by your own contradictions.
The mysterious city of Edinburgh just gets better with every visit. It has been the muse for many authors in the past and will for many in the future. Here is a little poem that the city inspired me to write . . .It had been years since I had left home . . . … Continue reading A Trip to Edinburgh: A Poem
A sleepless night after a stressful night at work and a 5am start is not how I wanted October to start . . . but if I can kick today's butt, I can beast the month! Take it away Michael Rosen . . .