Happy Anniversary Ma and Pa

Happy Anniversary. Twenty-eight years today you've been married. How did we spend it? Why, arguing over boardgames and eating a roast dinner that could feed the five thousand of course. It's what we Byrnes do…

D is for Derren Brown

Two years ago I was given a Nicholas Cage DVD for my birthday. I'm sure you're wondering Derren, why I'm telling you this but I'll come to that later. Me being me, and like everyone…

The Liebster Award

The last two months have been pretty hectic to say the least, let alone the last two years. When someone once said to me: “There is always darkness before dawn” …I stared blankly at him…

Listening to a song over and over again

"Feeling my way through the darkness, guided by a beating heart. I can't tell where the journey will end but I know where to start. They tell me I'm too young to understand, they say…

30 before end of 2014 List

Lots of people make lists. Lots of people tick off items on a list when they’re done. And that’s what I’d like to do. I used to make lists all the time when I was…

How to eat a bitter lemon

Because of my selfishness I wonder if I can ever forgive. I believe it is against our nature to forgive, to let go of our anger. Forgiveness is a conscious choice after all, one that…

How it should be

My Mam and Dad. This is what I see when I think of my parents. My Dad being naturally silly and My Mum being little and lovely. How it should be. Please vote for me…

National UK Blog Awards

I've done something silly. Something I'd never normally do. Something I haven't done since I was younger. I've entered myself into a competition. To be more precise, I've entered myself into the National UK Blog…