Category Archives: fired

On the dole again, I can’t wait to get on the dole again!


Okay its not technically true, I am still self-employed, however my largest client did drop me like an unwanted hot potato in late January. So after I have had enough time to think it through and gather my thoughts – … Continue reading

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London Screenwriters Festival here I come!!!


Slowly but surely over the last two years I have got increasingly more confident about my abilty as a writer and in particular as a screenwriter. Last autumn when I first became aware of The London Screenwriters Festival I thought … Continue reading

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#75 Aupair Free Zone


Three months in, and our Mauritian Aupair was becoming daily more like a psychiatric patient. She had a sheet in the tumble drier for three hours – just before it over heated and blew up. When the ironing board broke, … Continue reading

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#72 New Year, almost New Me


A lot has changed this last 12 months. I felt nearly sad and empty as I thought of all the bad news we have encountered as a family and me┬ápersonally. But then my friend pointed out, that I am now … Continue reading

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#61 – 3 Chapters please


I met Chris Binchy yesterday and he said I have a great ability to write. Said my writing was funny, intelligent and very topical. Can you imagine me – sitting across the table from him – writer in residence in … Continue reading

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# 59 Meeting Chris Binchy


Tomorrow I am meeting a real life author- and no he is not Maeve Binchy’s love child! He is the writer in residence in Dun Laoghaire Council. We used to live there and I never thought it was particularly arty … Continue reading

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#57 Unexpected play dates!


As I arrived at school today it was blowing a gale. For once I was dressed appropriatrly, if not fashionably. Okay let me clear that up as a Mum and Writer I now dwell in the world of ‘Trespass’, ‘goretex’ … Continue reading

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