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Peruse the inner musings of a woman, of indeterminate age, living in what appears to be an absolutely mad world. Finding adventure and intrigue in the day to day monotony, Karen often shines a bright light into her readers' imaginations.

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FOURTEEN FECKIN DAYS – Day 3 – Thursday – Gifts

By |2020-03-15T18:59:51+00:00March 15th, 2020|

Jaysus, my buzzer has buzzed.  What do I do? Shout..’Feck off...I’ve got that aul beer virus’.  Ah sure that wouldn’t be nice, it could be my lovely postman. But what if he has something that needs to be signed.  I’d have to get him to shove it through the half open [...]

Hair today Gone tomorrow

By |2019-09-05T17:52:40+00:00September 3rd, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... As much as I love this wonderful sunny weather, it can play havoc with the makeup, for us aul ones.  Sure, isn’t it an awful nuisance when you go to the trouble of pencilling in your eyebrows, only to find, [...]

By |2019-08-04T08:57:07+00:00August 4th, 2019|

As part of the Blog Tour for 'My Daughter’s Wedding', written by my good friend, Claire Baldry, I’m looking forward to reading this, her second novel. Having recently read her first book, 'Different Genes', which was difficult to put down, I feel sure you'll enjoy Claire's latest work.  Here is a [...]

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A tale of two titties and a gaudy pink sunchair

By |2019-04-26T19:02:30+00:00April 26th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... I had one of those routine mammograms last week, you know, the booby squash, where they basically stick your tits, one at a time, into what could only be described as 'a clamp' and literally squash the bejeysus out of [...]

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Hairy Mary Moments

By |2019-03-14T13:42:58+00:00March 14th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... Had a trip to physiotherapy last week. Jaysus I might as well have been going on a date, with all the preparation. In fact the last time I had gone to this particular physiotherapist, I ‘was’ going on a date. No, not with [...]

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Special Assistance

By |2019-03-14T11:14:30+00:00February 26th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... On a recent trip home to Ireland, I was a wrecked aul one, not wrecked from the drink, no, sure I’d had those awful shingles back again, and they drain the life out of you.  However, not to be deterred from [...]

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By |2019-02-20T13:05:42+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Had a great girls night out recently, with the girls of course.  There were eight of us in total and we had booked a Burlesque night about 10 miles away.  I was fierce excited.  Sure I’d always wanted to go to one of those.  The closest I’ve ever come to that, [...]

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Paddle or Padel

By |2019-02-12T18:07:33+00:00February 9th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... How are all those New Year resolutions going?  Are you skinny yet?  Have you got the price of a week’s cigarettes in your pocket or did you just not bother making any, so as not to break them? While I [...]

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