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Brigid P. Gallagher

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Brigid P. Gallagher aspired to becoming a doctor but it was not her destiny.
Instead she embarked on studies to become one of the first natural medicine practitioners in Scotland, eventually becoming a tutor for community projects, a woman's prison, and the Open Studies and Summer Schools of Stirling University from 1993 to 1999.
In 1999, she relocated to Donegal, Ireland - the home of her ancestors. Four years later she succumbed to a mystery illness that was eventually diagnosed as fibromyalgia.
"Stopping the World" forced her to reassess her life, and creative writing became a significant aid in her recovery.
She eventually retrained in organic horticulture, worked in the glorious gardens of Glenveagh Castle, and inspired children and teache
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Brigid P. Gallagher I find writing incredibly therapeutic. It helps me to express my creativity and it also becomes an addiction!
Brigid P. Gallagher I have a long to read list of indie authors and I have just completed John Grisham's "The Whistler" - highly recommended.…moreI have a long to read list of indie authors and I have just completed John Grisham's "The Whistler" - highly recommended.(less)
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My Journey through Long Covid

Millions of people around the globe are suffering from long Covid, which can affect every organ in the body.

I have been one of them.

In 2020, I posted my initial experiences with Covid-19 HERE and HERE

My symptoms on this journey have included:

Burning sensations of lungs and lymphaticsShortness of breath, and tightness of the chestMoving chest pains Painful ribsFatigueBrain fogDifficulty in walking Read more of this blog post »
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Wintering by Katherine May
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I have mixed feelings about this book. There are some beautiful passages written from the heart. I particularly enjoyed the author's experiences of wild swimming, and of regaining her voice after her pregnancy. However, I found others went way off on ...more
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Hideaway Hotel by Louise   Davis
"An engrossing, behind-the-scenes view of who and what makes an exclusive hotel in the Balearic Islands.

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BUTTING HEADS IN SPAIN by Diane  Elliott
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"To see one’s own, “old”, country through the eyes of an intelligent and careful observer from the “new world” promises the reader insight, surprise, and humour.

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Set in Darkness by Ian Rankin
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Ian Rankin has written yet another excellent crime thriller - "Set in Darkness," that seamlessly weaves two murder investigations alongside a mysterious suicide, all set against the background of the building of a new Scottish parliament.
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The Bone Code by Kathy Reichs
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It has been a few years since I picked up a Kathy Reichs book. (I enjoyed many of the early Temperance Brennan series.) I had forgotten how good these books really are, with terrific plots, a pinch of romance, and a cast of great characters with lots ...more
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Beyond the Tape by Marie Cassidy
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This book is not for those of a sensitive disposition, as Dr Cassidy includes detailed accounts of many of her cases. However, it does provide a lot of insights into police procedures, her work as Ireland's State Pathologist, as well as the justice s ...more
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100% YES! The Energy of Success by Steve Wells
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I have been a big fan of Tapping or EFT since 2005, finding it a great help for a myriad of issues. However, I only recently discovered Steve Wells and David Lake's Simple Energy Techniques aka SET through Youtube.
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