I was in my local cafe recently waiting for a friend to arrive. There were three work colleagues sitting next to me who had just engaged in a conversation about President Donald Trump. It started in the usual fashion (you might expect) with the lady closest to me 'going off' on a tirade about Trump's awful immigration policies, his self- destructive foreign policy decisions and asking how on earth such a madman could be voted in as the person with their 'finger on the button' so to speak.…Continue
The secret miscarriages
My wife and I had a miscarriage a few years back and this is predominately how I came to have a better understanding of this very difficult subject. What upset me was I thought miscarriages were not that prominent until I realised that they were and are just not being talked about and given the deserved prominence in the national discourse considering the grief and distress suffered by the…Continue
Added by Darragh Quinn on February 1, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments
"Do not use so much plastic, it is not good for the environment". I have heard similar lines about plastic for as long as I can remember. It was always one of those things that you knew was important but generally didn't affect you too much, so you didn't really pay the deserving amount of attention to it.
Now just like the "Me Too" and "Times Up" movements, where the sexual harassment and inequality of women, which…
Added by Darragh Quinn on June 28, 2018 at 9:46am — No Comments
The empowerment of women is upon us and very much long overdue. I have been realizing more and more lately, as I have long suspected, that albeit men have their unique talents and strengths, women bring an intelligence to some of these same talents and strengths that often times outclasses men and is simply more often than not superior.
If you take the everyday example of running a household with children, this job or role is often referred to in an undeserving sexist and demeaning…
Added by Darragh Quinn on June 28, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments