Category Archives: ireland

Away to the East

The ‘travelling community’ in Ireland often attracts a lot of negative attention.  One thing is sure though, many of our city-scapes would be blander and lacking in colour at Christmas time if it wasn’t for their decorative efforts.  ‘Away to … Continue reading

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A Seagull Thinks…

This original poem explores the desire of all creatures to escape their essential nature and exist in a better form than the one they perceive – ‘A Seagull Thinks…’ – give it a look and see if you concur.  As … Continue reading

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Killarney Urban Myth 1

In ‘Killarney Urban Myth 1’ we examine the truth and lies behind ghost stories. Is it just a mixture of fact and fiction – or is it something else which drives us, not only to create these stories, but to … Continue reading

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More Crap Fishing at Kells Bay

‘More Crap Fishing at Kells Bay’ does what it says on the tin.  Except that focusses on the mind set of the intrepid fisherman.  Who does he copy, why does he fish – and is it really worth the effort?  … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – a Parable?

This is an original short story about a man who learns that you really must be careful when you wish for something – you might just get exactly what you wish for.  New Beginnings-a Parable? might just make you grateful … Continue reading

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Twichycock and the Christmas Ham – Part One

I know this is not Christmas but I’d like to share this heart warming story of Pixies and Dwarves and Goblins and a talking car- “Twichycock and The Christmas Ham”.  It’s a Christmas Fairy Story for Adults really and as … Continue reading

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Cycle – a Haiku

Here’s a pretty little Haiku – ‘Cycle’ – haiku’s are short, as we all know, so it won’t take you long to read!  Hope you enjoy it and feel free to leave feedback.  Share it too if it please you. … Continue reading

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You’re an Explosion

Original poem taken from a song I am currently writing.  It’s about that most wonderful of subjects, when a man loves a woman but finds it hard to let her know.  You’re an Explosion is a study in passing subtle … Continue reading

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A Clock in my Grandmother’s House

This original poem was inspired by a hand crafted clock I can remember from when I was growing up.  The clock is said to have stopped working the day my grandfather died.  I’m sure many families have similar stories to … Continue reading

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Text is Like a Box of Chocolates

Text is like a box of chocolates in that you do not know what you will find next – or do you?  Do you hide in the words or reveal yourself?  Who wants to remain hidden anyway?

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