Month: September 2011

A Trip of a Lifetime…..

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Lately my two children have been having the most interesting conversations about when we’re going to Italy, again. Their Aunt and Uncle happen to live in one of the most beautiful places we have been. They also have an Aunt and Uncle who live in Cavan, to visit them we simply get in the car and go at the drop of a hat. I’m beginning to think that they believe a trip to Gorizia is […]

Proud moment for Mammy Byrne

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It won’t come as a surprise to those who have read my previous blogs when I say; my mum had a terrible job getting me out of the house every morning for school when I was growing up. Anyone would have thought that I was being tortured in school. I just didn’t like leaving the house! I have in turn been blessed with a lovely nine year old who also hates leaving the house. Today […]

A Day Trip Mammy Byrne Style

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Every now and then I have very vivid flashbacks to my fun filled childhood. When I see a Paddington Bear teddy, I’m reminded of my very own little blue suitcase. It was very versatile, that little blue case. I used it as a school bag and it often doubled as an overnight bag if I was lucky enough to be allowed spend a night with my Godparents. Yes, that battered blue case could tell a […]