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Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

REMEMBER those days when we looked across to the United States and shook our heads in bafflement and sadness as a reality show host pouted and…

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Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times?
Gone. Broken

Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times? Gone. Broken

AT the announcement of the lockdown did I weep, wail, lament the disappearance of my freedom? Did I beat my breast and cry for justice to the wind?

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Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

YOU’D barely begun the tale of derring do and guile before the impatient, irritated voice cut through: ‘Did you get the collect?’

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Fidelma Cook: Shining light into the darkness

HAD I written this column last night at l’Heure bleue you might have turned away in despair and utterly given up at life. For this hour – the…

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Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

I HIT rock bottom last week and disturbed not just myself but you kind generous people too. For that I’m sorry but, then again, actually I’m…

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Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

NORMALLY around this time, the neighbouring village of Puygaillard is putting the final touches to the arrangements for the village fete. Nothing…

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Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

TO relieve the constant horror of the escalating daily death toll, all newspapers and social media sites have bright, breezy features on being…

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Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

I FIRST figured something wasn’t quite right when two of Margaret Atwood’s handmaidens glided serenely past the foot of my bed carrying…

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Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

WHEN I was a very little girl my mother gave me a piece of advice I have never forgotten and hope I’ve always acted upon.

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Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

OUR minds wander into strange worlds when faced with crises of any kind. Comforting worlds made up of warm memories and flickering films of…

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Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

REMEMBER those days when we looked across to the United States and shook our heads in bafflement and sadness as a reality show host pouted and…

Read full article: Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm we...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

I FIRST figured something wasn’t quite right when two of Margaret Atwood’s handmaidens glided serenely past the foot of my bed carrying…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walk...→
Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

NORMALLY around this time, the neighbouring village of Puygaillard is putting the final touches to the arrangements for the village fete. Nothing…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer bu...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

YOU’D barely begun the tale of derring do and guile before the impatient, irritated voice cut through: ‘Did you get the collect?’

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

OUR minds wander into strange worlds when faced with crises of any kind. Comforting worlds made up of warm memories and flickering films of…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronaviru...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

I HIT rock bottom last week and disturbed not just myself but you kind generous people too. For that I’m sorry but, then again, actually I’m…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villag...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times?
Gone. Broken

Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times? Gone. Broken

AT the announcement of the lockdown did I weep, wail, lament the disappearance of my freedom? Did I beat my breast and cry for justice to the wind?

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smi...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

WHEN I was a very little girl my mother gave me a piece of advice I have never forgotten and hope I’ve always acted upon.

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning ...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

TO relieve the constant horror of the escalating daily death toll, all newspapers and social media sites have bright, breezy features on being…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic ...→
  • #Fidelma Cook

Fidelma Cook: Shining light into the darkness

HAD I written this column last night at l’Heure bleue you might have turned away in despair and utterly given up at life. For this hour – the…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Shining light into the dar...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm welcome awaiting Scotland in Europe – once you break free of the UK's comic opera

REMEMBER those days when we looked across to the United States and shook our heads in bafflement and sadness as a reality show host pouted and…

Read full article: Opinion: Fidelma Cook: There’s a warm we...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villages and keep your hands off my dog

I HIT rock bottom last week and disturbed not just myself but you kind generous people too. For that I’m sorry but, then again, actually I’m…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Sod your retirement villag...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walking along and then wham, bam, thank you, ma’am

I FIRST figured something wasn’t quite right when two of Margaret Atwood’s handmaidens glided serenely past the foot of my bed carrying…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: All I can remember is walk...→
Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times?
Gone. Broken

Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smiling soul of past times? Gone. Broken

AT the announcement of the lockdown did I weep, wail, lament the disappearance of my freedom? Did I beat my breast and cry for justice to the wind?

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Where is the tranquil, smi...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer but life will return to what it was once

NORMALLY around this time, the neighbouring village of Puygaillard is putting the final touches to the arrangements for the village fete. Nothing…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: We may lose this summer bu...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning for British politicians over coronavirus

WHEN I was a very little girl my mother gave me a piece of advice I have never forgotten and hope I’ve always acted upon.

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: There will come reckoning ...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey from A to B. Each life is rich and glorious and they all deserve their stories being told'

YOU’D barely begun the tale of derring do and guile before the impatient, irritated voice cut through: ‘Did you get the collect?’

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: 'No life is a mere journey...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic non-goddess do in these crazy times?

TO relieve the constant horror of the escalating daily death toll, all newspapers and social media sites have bright, breezy features on being…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Just what does a domestic ...→
  • #Fidelma Cook
Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronavirus fear opens, I hold on to good memories

OUR minds wander into strange worlds when faced with crises of any kind. Comforting worlds made up of warm memories and flickering films of…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: When the pit of coronaviru...→
  • #Fidelma Cook

Fidelma Cook: Shining light into the darkness

HAD I written this column last night at l’Heure bleue you might have turned away in despair and utterly given up at life. For this hour – the…

Read full article: Fidelma Cook: Shining light into the dar...→
  • #Fidelma Cook