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‘Dear Diary, I am back’ by Asmae Ourkiya

Dear Diary, I am back By Asmae Ourkiya Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp It has been years since journaling landed a warm riveted spot in a box I labeled “Things I used to do as child.” I used to dedicate my time before sleep to documenting every detail of my day…....

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Samira Ajitji shares a short story in Arabic

A short story in Arabic By Samira Ajitji Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp About the storyteller: Samira is a storyteller and mum of three. Samira shares a story in her native tongue, Arabic. It’s a story about Joha, his son and a donkey that highlights the value of self-confidence and the…...

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Too much, too little, too soon, too late by Mareike Graepel

Too much, too little, too soon, too late By Mareike Graepel This fictional story explores abundance and excess. Originally written in German, Marieke shares the English translation too. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Read in German Zu viel, zu wenig, zu früh, zu spät “Du bist zu viel”, sagte sie und…...

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Snapshots of Life by Sloane Quirke

Snapshots of Llife By Sloane Quirke Sloane Quirke shares their personal reflection on what makes us human. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Sloane Quirke. Photo submitted by author. A neighbour knocks on the door, holding a plate of cookies. “We made way too many today, do you want some?”     When…...

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A note from Kel Menton, Features Editor, Good Day Cork

Winter Solstice 2021 Note from Features Editor

“.. stop worrying about what-ifs and start celebrating what is.” By Kel Menton, Features Editor, Winter Solstice 2021 Series Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Kel Menton. Photo credit Marcin Lewandowski “The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid…....

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A Verse City by Margaret O’Regan

15/02/2021 Margaret O’Regan is a retired Law Clerk, a life-long socialist activist, and is a co-host of DeBarra’s Spoken Word, Clonakilty, now virtual. She is also a member of Ó bheal, Cork City. She is a regular reader on ‘open mic’ nights in Ireland, the UK and the US. Margaret’s work covers a broad spectrum…...

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