Author Archives: Maith an cailin

About Maith an cailin

Born in the 1960s, I`m a single Mum of a young adult. I am a full-time wheelchair user, who has been single since a marriage breakdown in 2008. I live in a UK remote village, not easy with a disability but this is a honest account of a ordinary Woman with a disability.

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. Emily Dickinson.

  One person that would have been over the moon to hear all about my canine partner adventures, to see pictures and support me every step of the way had she been able has just passed away last month, a … Continue reading

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Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings. Jane Austen.

Again it`s been a while since I added to my blog as life is sweeping me along and finding time to fit everything in and look after myself can be difficult. I met up with family at the new year … Continue reading

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Voices

Voices…………………. Voices flow,     like rivers, Ageless,      like rivers. fluid,        like rivers. Voices talk,      express,            meander,                explain,       … Continue reading

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We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. Mother Teresa

Where to start this blog, as I haven`t been here for a while, life has been busy. Also despite finding writing a blog very cathartic, I`m also a little wary about over sharing, which is why I stay anonymous. Life … Continue reading

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Helpliner. (Poem.)

Helpliner. You don`t know me,  I`m a voice on the phone, A number you chose to call,  To share your deepest fears. You call from a place of safety,  Anonymous from your home, A haven that`s a safe prison,  Where … Continue reading

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‘How do you have sex?’

I haven’t mentioned dating recently in my blog, mainly because it hasn’t featured highly on my Richter scale, I have been too busy becoming part of my community and decorating my home room by room. Trying to meet Mr Perfect … Continue reading

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Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.

Last May I went to West Sussex about having a Canine Partner.It was prompted by a local Blind Lady encouraging me, together with seeing assistance dogs at a disability conference a few years ago and the fact that my present … Continue reading

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