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Getting to the Bottom of Spring Fatigue

As we enter the spring season and bid adieu to winter, we us feel a certain sense of fatigue in our daily lives. Most people I talk to simply attribute it to the change in weather. 423 more words

Contemporary Issues

When the Light Darkens - Once More

When the Light Darkens – Once More

Following the Paris bombings in November 2015, then Brussels in March 2016, and then again with the runaway vehicle on the Promenade des Anglais, Nice, on Bastille Day, July 2016, we are now confronted with a similar event causing carnage much nearer home, on Westminster Bridge, London. 216 more words

Poems On The Theme Of Living Our Lives

A Thoughtful Week

Generally, when I go quiet here it is for one of two reasons: flat out or processing something big.

This week I have been processing. I have also had a cold, then gastro, and then a migraine (which is still here but permitting some function finally). 610 more words


Tick Tock

Tick Tock

Clock hands like scalpels dissecting the hours of the day
Separating one moment from another – no two quite the same
The inexorable motion ever forwards, ever onwards… 113 more words

Contemporary Issues

Happiness [International Day of Happiness 20 March 2017]


(This poem is similar one I posted last year for the same event)

In this mortal life we spend much time in seeking satisfaction… 625 more words

Poems On The Theme Of Living Our Lives

Young Adults from Fermoy Church of Ireland Parish Respond to Appeal to Ring Bells in Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants

The younger adults  attending Christ Church Fermoy on Sunday, 19th March, were called upon to fulfil a surprising task – they rang the Church bell in response to the ‘Joy Bells’ initiative started in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.  67 more words


What's on Your Mind?

What’s on Your Mind?

                        Images of the Human Brain

Have you ever been asked what’s on your mind?
What thoughts, ideas or dreams therein confined… 223 more words

Poems On The Theme Of Living Our Lives