At a Loss

At a Loss

An eccentric man who’s having difficulties with his speech recalls an ex-lover.

It’s Art, Duh!

It’s Art, Duh!

  It was Raymond’s suggestion. I had never really understood art, so I was never very inclined to visit art galleries. I can appreciate the colours, the skill; the talent involved. I understand that there’s talent. Well, most of the time—as Bob Dylan said. Other times . . . Well, I just don’t know. Like […]

Youth

Youth

A boy wakes up to his reality.

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?’ […]

The Wild Garden

The Wild Garden

A Dublin dining experience.

Snuggling Up to Self-Doubt

Snuggling Up to Self-Doubt

A short post on getting along with self-doubt.

Born Quitter

Born Quitter

A man tries to quit smoking