Wellbeing


The Naked Domestic Servant


    It is noon on the third of August and it is 36 degrees Centigrade under the French pre-Alps by Lake Annecy.  I am naked in the kitchen, making peach ice-cream.  I consider opening the window, but it is only 28.5 degrees in the...

We Need To Talk About Ireland


      The May morning after Savita Day, Fintan O’Toole of the Irish Times newspaper tweeted “Oh god I just remembered all the Irish novelists and playwrights. What will they do now we don’t have shame and guilt anymore? Gogo in Godot: What do...

Yoga On A Paddle Board


My husband was not impressed when I came home and declared “That was the most fun I’ve ever had with my clothes off!”  I was very impressed. As he had a quiet morning at home, my friend Kathryn and I had spent two hours doing...