Author Archives: thenewsherlockholmes

About thenewsherlockholmes

I am a graduate of English and Sociology and am soon to embark on a Masers in Secondary School teaching of English, Drama and Social Studies. I love to write, read and in my head I speak just like I read 'Bridget Jones' :)


A scent can make you hear laughter, feel the gentle touch of a hand slowly stroking your spine, like only a lover can. A familiar sound can trigger a smile, jolt you back in time, to when you felt the … Continue reading

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The Orange

She was always funny. And remained so until the end. The untimely end. Looking at the piles of fruit that people have brought in, my mind thinks back to that first day… —————————————————————————————– I couldn’t stop looking at her. Was … Continue reading

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The Not So Brady Brunch

Living in my house there are seven people…and one constant visitor. There is a set of male twins, two singular males, one male with an unofficial plus one, one boyfriend and myself, the only female. In this group there are … Continue reading

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I survived The First Day!

The first day of anything is always nerve wrecking. Whether it be school, a job, college, an exercise class…pretty much anything! Yesterday I found myself in a state of first day jitters as I embarked on my first day of … Continue reading

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A tourist in Ireland

After a recent “staycation” in Ireland I noticed that there are quite a few things that happen in Ireland that we Irish are used to, but that may seem very annoying to people outside our small island. So here are … Continue reading

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Death of a Celebrity

The face was everywhere. Every newspaper I picked up. Every web page I went on to. Messages plastered on every social media outlet: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. I felt sadness. But why? How can you be upset over the death of … Continue reading

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When I hung up the phone after speaking to my mother I wasn’t sure what to think, or even how to feel. The truth of the matter was that I didn’t feel anything, but felt like I should be upset … Continue reading

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