Monthly Archives: August 2016

Amazon Free Delivery To Ireland – Books Over STG £25

Amazon Free Delivery Of Books There is an option to get books, over  (Sterling) £25 delivered free to Ireland, I did not know this until my niece Rosie told me. This is because the site does not do this automatically … Continue reading

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Promotional Books 3 for €10 At Tesco

Domestic goddess finds general fiction books on offer in Tesco, Mahon Point – 3 for €10. They are €3.95 each or 3 for €10. I bought these three: 1.Wild Mountain Thyme By Rosamunde Pilcher Goodreads Reviews 3.76/5.00 http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60465.Wild_Mountain_Thyme 2. Ellis … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before school by Charles Gulotta

Poem By Charles Gulotta From Mostly Bright Ideas Blog: Source: https://mostlybrightideas.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/twas-the-night-before-school-starts/ ‘Twas the night before school starts, and all through the town, Not a teacher was sleeping, just thrashing around. Thoughts of the classroom brought a tear to each eye, … Continue reading

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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything

A wise man never knows all; Only a fool knows everything.

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You’re Irish When You Have No Idea How To Make A Long Story Short

Wait until I tell you the news, boil the kettle and sit down! – so me 🙂 If talking was an Olympic sport I would bring a gold medal home for Ireland! 😉

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A writer is a world trapped in a person.

‘A writer is a world trapped in a person.’Victor Hugo

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I’m A Hippy At Heart!

Don’t ask me for advice,you may end up in the desert,dancing naked with a bunch of Indians around a fire.

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The Outline Of The Story Is Clear In My Mind But It’s Still Evolving!

The plot of the story is clear in my head but it is still evolving. Writing ia a hugely subjective process. We delete and edit as much text as we retain and sometimes the story and characters changes along the … Continue reading

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7th Irish Red Head Convention 2016

The 7th Irish Red Head Convention took place this year in Crosshaven, 19th-21st and once again was a great success.Ireland has the second highest proportion of redheads at 10%, but up to 40% are believed to be carriers of the … Continue reading

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Human Family By Maya Angelou

I note the obvious differences in the human family. Some of us are serious, some thrive on comedy. Some declare their lives are lived as true profundity, and others claim they really live the real reality. The variety of our … Continue reading

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Live In The Present

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha “Let today … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever – Not Even Your Troubles!

Everything heals. Your heart heals. The mind heals. Wounds heal. Your happiness is always going to come back. Bad times don’t last. – Unknown …

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French law forbids food waste by supermarkets – Ireland Please Follow

Title: Food banks and other charities welcome law making large shops donate unsold food and stop spoiling items to deter foragers Author: Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/04/french-law-forbids-food-waste-by-supermarkets The Internet, Online, 15/08/2016 Sample Text: France has become … Continue reading

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50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed

Title:50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed Author: Online College Organisation Full Text & Source:http://www.onlinecollege.org/2010/03/28/50-famous-author-interviews-that-shouldnt-be-missed/ The Internet, Online, 14/08/2016 Sample Text: Bestsellers Get a look into authors with celebrity status in these interviews. These interviews may also be of … Continue reading

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How to teach your child to read

Title:How to teach your child to read Author:Mumsnet Full Text & Source: http://www.mumsnet.com/books/teach-your-child-to-read The Internet, Online, 13/08/2016 Sample Text: There’s learning to love books and there’s learning to read books. If you can get the first one sorted, the second … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Online

Title: Shakespeare Online Author: Amanda Mabillard, B.A. Full Text & Source:http://www.shakespeare-online.com/ The Internet, Online, 12/08/2016 Sample Text: We are proud to announce that Microsoft has named Shakespeare Online one of the top 10 Internet sites for students, adding that it … Continue reading

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Have The Courage To Walk Alone

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” Albert Einstein  

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Let them judge you…….

  ‘Let them judge you. Let them misunderstand you. Let them gossip about you. Their opinions aren’t your problem. You stay kind, committed to love, and free in your authenticity. No matter what they do or say, don’t you dare … Continue reading

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Researching your family history in Ireland: Where to start

Title:Researching your family history in Ireland: Where to start Author:Irish Genealogy Toolkit Full Text & Source: http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/irish-roots.html The Internet, Online, 6/8/2016 Sample Text: So where to start? Start with yourself and work backwards.  Talk to your relatives. Find your ancestor’s … Continue reading

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Writers’ Week

Title: Writers’ Week Author: Listowel Writers’ Week Full Text & Source: http://writersweek.ie/ The Internet, Online, 03/08/2016 Sample Text: Listowel Writers’ Week is an internationally acclaimed literary festival devoted to bringing together writers and audiences at unique and innovative events in … Continue reading

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