Greetings from locked-down Ireland and first, an apology. I’ve been nagging people to sign up for my mailing list but it now appears that the link isn’t working, so anyone who signed up recently still doesn’t appear on the list. I’m very sorry. I’ll investigate. The new isolation rules in Ireland are causing some confusion.…

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My aim today is to write a few blog paras without actually discussing you-know-what. Aren’t you just bored witless by the endless theorising and rune-casting? Aren’t you weary of reading more about random acts of selfishness than you do about discreet acts of kindness? And hark, do we hear the rumble of bandwagon wheels? Articles…

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as you have time on your hands, the desire to do the things you’ve been longing to do evaporates. The current quarantining of nursing homes prevents me from visiting my husband but gains me a whole day per week. And my upcoming trip to the UK…

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I’ve probably said this before  –  I’ve probably said most things before  –  but there is truly nothing so heartening for a writer as a message from a happy reader, and this week I’ve received several. Also a couple of 5 star reviews for Dr Dan, Married Man? on Amazon, which means that my fans…

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