If you'd like a nice feel-good novella/short stories read set in yesteryear Ireland, then several of these are not for you.
Life's not all warm and fuzzy, it can be difficult, cruel at times. Reminiscing is like that, but between the stories are some lighter musings, and hopefully the odd chuckle.
Several stories are connected, some in this collection have been published in England, the US, and Canada.
01 – RUSTY - Can two men live inside the same person?
02 – KEEDY
03 - THE SHEARING
04 - THE CURSE - Domestic discord
05 - SEXUAL OBLIGATIONS - Woman talks about marital problems with friend.
06 - ABORTION - Mother attempts fireside termination.
07 - BAD DREAM
08 - THE OUTHOUSE - What is going on in the outside lavatory?
09 - THE BRAWL
10 - NIGHTMARE
11 - PERFUMED WATER - Creative non-fiction, told through a child's eyes.
12 - IN THE DARKNESS - Woman meets ex boyfriend after twenty-five years.
13 - SISTER JAMES
14 – FACTS OF LIFE
15 - DANCE DO DANCE - Nuns come across naked girl in woods.
16 - CARRAIG - Day in an Irish pub.
17 - PEACE OF MIND - Vigilante looks back to The Troubles.