Category Archives: January 2011

Bundoran Day Trip

Silky, warm blond sand and tousled hills like sunbleached craggy stone Meet pallid blue sky, sheltering mountains dyed a deeper blue A clean, deserted January beach hugged by a faded cotton landscape Bundoran’s comfortable familiarity embraces me.

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A Song For Ireland’s Own

January seems to be the month for self-help and spiritual books in my local Easons bookshop. After the Christmas holidays each year the front display shelves are filled with them. I guess the shop knows to prepare for the New Year’s Resolutions brigade. Many people go … Continue reading

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Overcoming Heartache: Debi Yohn’s ‘Losing Your Only’

Welcome to another year with Ascroft, eh?. For the first post of the year I’m hosting author, Debi Yohn, to share an excerpt from her new book, Losing Your Only . The book deals with learning to cope with the death of an only child. We all lose people we … Continue reading

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