The more I think about Christmases past and present, I realise that the best ones are those packed with memories of moments that cannot be wrapped.  Here are my top seven Christmas memories, funny, not so funny but all memorable….

I just had a delivery from Amazon.  My son commented that the Amazon Deliveries are modern-day Father Christmases. Perhaps they are, and what better gift to give that a great book.  Books are my friends.  They allow me to travel…

. Everyone gets lonely.  There are those moments when you feel quite simply that you are on your own and you do not feel supported. When we think of loneliness, especially at this time of the year, we think of…

Creativity is a process.  It has always been part of my life, and recently I realised something really special.  It is not the item you create that matters but the process of creating it. With Christmas fast approaching I am…

Life is Fragile, and we need to treasure it.

Life is so fragile.  It may seem robust when we look at the hurley burly of traffic, deadlines and positive goal setting.  The truth is it is extremely fragile and although it is trite to say, we really only have…

I love words.  They are more powerful than we think and are an art form in themselves. Finding a new word for me is a little like finding a treasure and then having the joy of exploring it, turning it…

Three is a magic number.  Or so I am told. I have been having a bit of a tough time lately.  I had two bad falls which set me back a bit.  As I stumbled around the house trying to…

On Tuesday last week I waved my son off on a journey that will propel him into the real world.  I closed the door and burst into tears. I could not really explain the tear. They just came and the…

Afternoon tea is my favourite meal.  I know that it might not be the healthiest meal but it trumps on the luxurious indulgence stakes. I was delighted to be invited to the Carlton Hotel in Blanchardstown to celebrate the launch…

.  I love my blog, but between one thing and another, I have found myself neglecting www.fabuliciousfifty.com.  Here is a little life update. At first I felt guilty and then I felt upset.  I then sat down to figure out…

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