Sanctuary

I have fallen in love with a place. I have only been there twice, but both times I visited, I felt like I was going home. It was and is love at first sight. It is a sanctuary, and it’s name is Folk House. You can’t actually see it from the main drag, unless you…

“If your head goes your legs go, then everything follows”.

I am very glad that evolution has decided to allow humans to type with their fingertips, because they are the only parts of my body that do not currently hurt. Marathon running is savage. I’ll skip the details, save to say that 39 hours later I feel like I’ve been pummeled with a meat tenderizer….

Lunar Glide

The Dublin Marathon website informs me that in 1 day, 10¬† hours and 8 minutes¬† I will be running. Running 26.2 miles.That is well over 40,000 metres. Oh shit. Good thing that I have these fancy trainers. They are called Lunar Glide, you see. Perhaps they will propel me along Dublin’s roads, bouncing lightly like…

If the zombies do ever come…

I get a bit worried sometimes. In truth, quite a lot. In the midst of complete serenity and ease, I can feel a ripple of anxiety. About anything. At any time. Whether the ripples turn in to waves is arbitrary. One recurrent worry is the threat of an apocalypse. Actually, thanks to reading a certain…

It happens in threes…

Three is the magic number. Things happen in threes, they say. Third time lucky. I am a believer in signs, and over the past months three people have inspired me to write. There have been many before, and yet this trio of muses chime so well together. They have offered three different, yet equally vivid…