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Elizabeth Sharkey, Domestic Abuse Refuser

Elizabeth Sharkey, Domestic Abuse Refuser

The seventh in Tinteán‘s Famine Orphan Girls Series by a descendant, Chrissy Fletcher.   Elizabeth Sharkey is my grandmother’s grandmother, through an all-female line. I like to imagine this line as a fine gold thread coming from my heart and connecting me from mother to mother, spanning the oceans and the centuries back to a … Continue reading

Happiness is …

Happiness is …

This is a love story, one that could be easily summarised in a single paragraph, but that would be to demean it. Because it is above all a paean to a simpler time, simpler people and a simpler meaning of happiness. Continue reading