Tag Archives: just do it

Walking in baby steps.

(Which path?) I’m navigating my surroundings today by walking. There are lots of pathways through the forest and I’ve been walking along them. Sometimes I come to a side junction and although it’s tempting to take it I’ve been sticking … Continue reading

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Really, Moira, it was no trouble :)

(View from the dart) Friday was an odd day. I went to Dublin on the Dart. I didn’t bring an umbrella, probably just as well – gusting winds. I didn’t bring a hat, so hair a bit streely (old Tipperary … Continue reading

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My garden is in the work phase.

(Not my garden… another view of the Birds and Bees garden at Bloom) The sun is shining and it was very easy to get out of bed, not least because I’m off on an adventure with Ashleigh and Megan today. … Continue reading

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We’re Back in Ireland

(We didn’t take think it was worth the risk) We’re back on Irish soil again and for a few days it’s been very hot and sunny. Today is rainy but I have high hopes for tomorrow. I also have high … Continue reading

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Hello blog, whatcha got today?

(Brooklodge Hotel near Aughrim, Co. Wicklow) Every day to write this blog, I sit down facing a window with a view to the sky. I never know what I’m going to write about. I never know if anything will turn … Continue reading

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Coffee shop writing…..

(Coffee Time) Since I’ve been sitting on the sofa resting for the past four days, I’m a bit stir-crazy. So today Denis dropped me to the door of a coffee shop in Dublin and I can get back to my … Continue reading

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Lazy and Selfish

(Kate and Liam’s unusual sunflowers) For the first time in my life I went to a cafe with my laptop. It was last Saturday. I had a green tea and an egg sandwich (yes…) first. Then I wrote for thirty minutes, without … Continue reading

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Cups and Saucers

(My mug) I have a really pretty mug my mother gave me. I liked it so much she bought me the matching tea pot, milk jug and sugar bowl! As I write I see them sitting pretty on the shelf. … Continue reading

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Oranges and Sunshine

(Does that look safe to you?) We’re going to the movies tonight. To the Mermaid Theatre. Every Monday night it turns into a cinema. The movie is called Oranges and Sunshine. I’ve read the book and couldn’t put it down. … Continue reading

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Start at the end…

(Like a bird on the wire……) I was reading the book Do the Work by Steven Pressfield while we were on holidays and I’ve been thinking about it again today. The part I’m remembering is the bit about Start with … Continue reading

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Making an Impression

(Melting blue ice cream paint) The rain is bucket-ing down outside but I’m a happy bunny. I’ve been spending time making material. Well… not exactly making material, printing onto material is a more accurate description. It involves plain white cotton … Continue reading

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Thank you Aunty Phil!

(Butterfly in Powerscourt Gardens) The Happy Pear cafe/restaurant/vegetable shop in Greystones has come up with another healthy idea. They are asking people to donate their old bicycles, no matter what condition. They will fix them up and then make them … Continue reading

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Just do it.

(Irish sky – we have the best clouds!) We travelled for 4,500 kilometers in wind and rain and sun. We were coughed on and sneezed near, and we were never ill. But we’re home now and we have the ‘flu….. … Continue reading

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Going Away Party

(“Just dump everything on the bed, we’ll sort it out after the party”) Today I’m tired. We went to Cashel, my home town, at the weekend. My sister was throwing a party. A going-away party. She’s going away. To Canada. … Continue reading

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Success Teams Blog

(Continued from yesterday… Five Lives.) The kind of story I want to be in is one where every day I’m involved in something that lifts my heart. You see, down in the everyday “stuff” of life it’s easy to get … Continue reading

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Is there something you want to do?

One of my friends, Laura, has returned from her second trip this year on the old pilgrim’s way in Spain called the Camino. Laura initially was due to travel with her friends but work commitments meant they had to cancel, … Continue reading

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I don’t want to feel calm when I have no money!

It’s a beautiful day outside as I write. In the past it was for days like this, that I waited to feel content. Seems strange now but its the truth for me. At that time I didn’t know but I … Continue reading

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