Conversations with Family Members (and the Bits In Between).

Conversations with Family Members (and the Bits In Between).

    The mother (i)   My mother calls while I’m in the middle of editing a piece that’s to run in a tabloid. I pick up, because she’ll keep calling until I do. ‘Hey, Mam. I’m kind of busy.’ ‘I know, you’re always busy, can you just do something for me for a sec?’ […]

Jobless

Jobless

  He thought to himself that there was no such thing. “There’s always a job to do,” he’d say. And he was right.   If ever a neighbour needed his talents, he was there: screwdriver, plug fuse, even door knob. He was right,   there always was a job to do. He’d been on his […]

The Wild Garden

The Wild Garden

A Dublin dining experience.

Born Quitter

Born Quitter

A man tries to quit smoking