There’s no doubt that we are in troubling times, yet people are becoming more thoughtful and considerate. We miss the people we care most about and can’t visit them due to new restrictions.
I remember when we had the economic crash ten years ago, when things got really tough, people became kinder and more thoughtful. I suppose what I’d like to say is be safe and look after yourself and those close to you, and maybe use the time to slow down and get in touch with people again. This could be sending a card or giving them a call.
Maya Angelou said that every storm eventually runs out of rain. I like this saying, although I’m not sure if it can be applied to the weather in Galway!
There’s an Irish word that I love, ‘misneach’. It means courage of spirit. I wish you misneach and peace of mind.
I’ve just added a little texture to my latest Mammy cards. This one has a funny story behind it. I sent a preprint copy to my daughter, Dara, saying “what do you think? I used part of your jumper for this”. The reply I got was “OMG! WHAT JUMPER?!!” I thought it was too small but still, there’s only a small part of it missing …
This range of Irish Mammy cards has increased again this week. That lovely expression to compliment a new baby is used on this card ‘congratulations, he’s the spit of you’. You’ve got to love your Mammy.
I’m really excited about this new range of greeting cards. They were great fun to create and I love their simplicity. A full range is in the making and will be online before the end of this week. I hope you enjoy them!