The “Fruits” Of Childhood

This was an image I saw this morning, whilst walking to take my daughter Rosie to her grandparents house. A mum and her daughter with plastic tubs picking blackberries straight off the bush. It brought back memories for me as a child being with my own mother when she used to do the same. We…

My Mother’s Family Tree (McNaul’s)

I had been thinking for a while about my mothers side of the family. She was born Margaret McCormick and lived in Ballycastle Co Antrim in Northern Ireland. As a child growing up I didn’t really know much about my mothers side of the family.Yes, i knew who my aunties and uncles were, but as…