Hair today Gone tomorrow

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 |2019-09-05T17:52:40+00:00September 3rd, 2019|4 Comments

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 [...]

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

A tale of two titties and a gaudy pink sunchair

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 [...]

By |2019-04-26T19:02:30+00:00April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on A tale of two titties and a gaudy pink sunchair

Hairy Mary Moments

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 [...]

By |2019-03-14T13:42:58+00:00March 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Hairy Mary Moments

Special Assistance

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 [...]

By |2019-03-14T11:14:30+00:00February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Special Assistance


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, [...]

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

Paddle or Padel

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 [...]

By |2019-02-12T18:07:33+00:00February 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Paddle or Padel

Air in my Tyres

Listen to Karen tell the story... One of the days last week, as I got into my car and switched on the engine, a warning light lit up on the dashboard with an accompanying sound to indicate there was a problem.  ‘Jaysus’, I thought, ‘what now?  [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:21:47+00:00February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Air in my Tyres

Goodies Galore

Listen to Karen tell the story... This aul one has such a sweet tooth that it’s the undoing of her.  Always have had, always will have, sure don’t they say acceptance is the the way to go.  Accepting that you have a problem is the first [...]

By |2019-01-29T20:52:35+00:00January 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Goodies Galore

Three Horses for £8.00

Listen to Karen tell the story... My little bestie drove me to my MRI appointment, just before Christmas, to a hospital further afield than our local one, so we used her sat nav.  Jaysus, it gave us a lovely scenic drive, so scenic, that when we [...]

By |2019-01-22T19:22:58+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Three Horses for £8.00