Needs a Reputational Revamp

Image of a bra with text saying “we don’t wear no bras!”
Image of a bra with text saying “we don’t wear no bras!”
Image by Author Geraldine Murphy

Since humans could speak they have been projecting their less desirable issues onto others.

My San Francisco lesson about being treated as “other“

My own collage created from images of the Famine Memorial in Dublin

They wished that they had never knocked at my door

More to be revealed…

Being a Mormon missionary plying your wares up and down the roads of Ireland in the 1980s was a tough graft.

Ireland was provincial and horribly religious

Our youngest dog hated having overnight accidents — a new dog door was just the ticket

Whippet looking through dog flap
Whippet looking through dog flap
Winnie trying to decide if she should join us in the garden. Photos: Geraldine Murphy

With or without Covid 19, the world of menopause will keep turning so don’t put your symptoms on the back burner.

Image by Patou Ricard from Pixabay

When you recognize, accept and take control of this huge change it can be a fantastic time of life.

My border collie spent six years locked alone in a farm shed. Now, he is fulfilling his destiny (with the help of my rescued chickens).

Murf in his portrait shot. Photo provided by Geraldine Murphy.

Ricky Gervais is a pretty polarising character. You either love him or hate him.

I happen to really love him.

A test of nature versus nurture: Was Toni a cat or was she a dog?

Toni with my parent’s old timer, Pluto, in a cornfield in West Cork. Photo: Geraldine Murphy

Photo by Florian Hahn on Unsplash

I’ve always been very self-contained. It comes from years — decades really — of being single.

My sister and I in Massachusetts, 1971

Geraldine Murphy

Metalsmith, artist, vegan and animal lover. I write about self improvement, life experience, ideas for the soul and the meaning of life. Founder of

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