I met my partner 8ish years old. At the time I was working in a local radio station Dublin South FM as part of a Community Employment Scheme. I had a five year old daughter and was living with my parents. So needless to say I was a real catch. I didn't really think about … Continue reading The Evil Stepfather
When I was 12 years old my best friend was Aifric Byrne. Soul mates from the start. The odds were stacked against us. Her with a ridiculous name (having sisters called Claire and Deirdre didn't help) and me with my ginger hair and pre-teen pudginess. Also, Aifric always had a plan and I never had … Continue reading Coming Clean: A Fridget Tale
I'm at my breaking point today. I need hugs, tea, a Twix and a maybe an aul sly cry. A Lidl Twix would do, I'm not a complete wreck. Ok, not exactly breaking point but it can feel a bit like that sometimes. I have always had a problem showing my vulnerability for some reason. … Continue reading I Just Need a Twix
I went to a wedding last month as a bridesmaid and I decided to go tan free. I know big deal?! Well it's not but I had a relationship with the knuckle stainer off and on for years and I thought I'd write it a goodbye letter Dear Fake Tan, How are you? Firstly I'm … Continue reading Better to have Tanned and Lost
When I was a child there was three possible candidates as my future husband. Jimmy Lawless, he was the most popular boy in my class in junior infants. He was small (yes we were all small but he was particularly small), funny and always had crisps and bars for his lunch, big and small break. In … Continue reading I Should Have Married Ray D’arcy
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