Monthly Archives: June 2010

Another Parenting Milestone

Inexorable as ever the plod of old father time’s feet have shuffled past another milestone in Casa McDonagh. Val and I are no longer the parents of a teenager! Niall , aka Scrote or theSprog , has managed to reach … Continue reading

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The Aftermath _ Trying to Go!

It is now a week  since I had my colonoscopy done , so I thought I would jot down a few thoughts. From one extreme to the other! The prep had me glued to the loo for hours unable to … Continue reading

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A trip to the Medieval Tournament at Downhill castle

Stephen and  I are just back from a wonderful afternoon spent at a medieval tournament at  Downhill Castle demesne (about seven miles from us). It was warm, sunny and dry so loads of people came along.  There was something for … Continue reading

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The Gory Details !!

After three days of “restricted diet” the dreaded bowel cleansing prep began  late  yesterday afternoon. This involved making up two litres of the “stuff ” and leaving it to chill. I think the idea is to give your mouth hypothermia … Continue reading

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The DominoDanders Do The Causeway 2 (Now it is personal)

Yesterday, Eileen Fitzgerald myself and two of Eileens’ friends attempted to walk from Ballintoy to Portstewart … and we succeeded! Having prevailed on the lovely SWMBO Val with promises of chocolate to get out of bed at 8:30 am on … Continue reading

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