WHY ARE WE BEING SO MEAN? CUT A MOTHER SOME SLACK.

  A rough start... My friends can vouch that I'm generally a cheery character but today I cried. To be fair, my day had began badly - I accidentally left my oven mitt on a still hot ring causing it to catch fire before throwing it in a bin without thinking causing the bin to … Continue reading WHY ARE WE BEING SO MEAN? CUT A MOTHER SOME SLACK.

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When Will Bad Practice & Suffering Stop Being “Normal Protocol” In Our Health System?

Emma Mhic Mhathúna's tortured voice blared through the car radio during my rush hour dash to the Wound Management Clinic yesterday morning. I suspect every Irish citizen's heart slumps each time we learn of another woman facing the prospect of premature death, as another young family is left behind, forced to come to terms with the … Continue reading When Will Bad Practice & Suffering Stop Being “Normal Protocol” In Our Health System?

THE LATE LATE SHOW REFERENDUM DEBATE; Science vs Sanctimony

So the Late Late Show kicked off it's first referendum debate last night. Given that Ryan Tubridy generally pulls some half decent guests, I was actually feeling confident that the show would quality assure representatives from both sides to some extent. Radio 1 had already aired what many deemed a very boring and inarticulate interview … Continue reading THE LATE LATE SHOW REFERENDUM DEBATE; Science vs Sanctimony

The Blog that Facebook Banned…Misogyny gone mad.

So here it is folks. I wrote this article for Facebook and it received a lot of publicity but for reasons only known to the person who reported it, it was banned. I don't like that thousands of women took the time to share the post and their voices as well as mine were silenced. … Continue reading The Blog that Facebook Banned…Misogyny gone mad.

Can I jump on the beggars bandwagon and host a Booby Shower?

Remember when having a baby was a costly business? The buggy, the nappies, the endless supply of bibs, breast pump, bottles, sterilisers, and so on and so on?? Public appeals for clothing and supplies were limited to the babies on TV ads who were literally on the brink of starvation. Pleas for help were sent … Continue reading Can I jump on the beggars bandwagon and host a Booby Shower?