Put on your SPF!

Donegal has bathed in six weeks of glorious sunshine so far this summer – such a joy after a long and dreary winter. I have visited the beach as often as possible. Indeed, I have even been SWIMMMING – the sea has been so much warmer… It seems timely to re-post “Put on your SPF” … More Put on your SPF!

Easter Retreat

I am taking a two week break from blogging to rest and restore. Wishing you all a very happy Easter.

My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

Does fibromyalgia cause insomnia or does insomnia cause fibromyalgia?  I do not have a definitive answer. However, I do know that insomnia can wreak havoc on health and well being. I first succumbed to fibromyalgia in 2003, and insomnia took hold of my life for seven long years. 15 years later, my lifestyle has completely changed and … More My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

This Too Shall Pass

On Friday my sister passed away after a relatively short illness. It was a very powerful reminder of how fragile life can be… I wrote this poem several years ago, seated beneath a giant bell that faces a local graveyard. For Whom The Bell Tolls Seagulls scream overhead, Above the mighty bell, While Inis Caorach … More This Too Shall Pass