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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My Last Blog Post – Every Moment is a Fresh Beginning

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Sadly, this is my last blog post after four and a half years of blogging.


Stepping back was not an easy decision to make.


However, it is the right one for me.


Thank You

A HUGE thank you to everyone who has read and commented on my posts. I really appreciate your support.


Many of you have become good friends, and I hope we can continue our friendships through Facebook and Twitter.


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I wondered if the second book in "The Corfu Trilogy" would measure up to the first. However, I was not disappointed.
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