Author Archives: deisesupes

About deisesupes

Creative Writer, part time journalist, part time Graphic Design enthusiast.

When money was money (written 2014)

WHEN I was a child, I remember how my father used to talk about going to the cinema for two pence, and making a night out of it for not much more. This was how life was in the 60s, … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a scumbag

Column – Originally printed in the Waterford News & Star December 2016 This week’s column is based on real events that happened right here in Waterford over the Christmas time. It’s a composite of a number of separate incidents, used … Continue reading

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What is life?

YOU know that phrase, “it was an eye-opening experience”? Well in that last few weeks it feels as if someone has gouged my eyes out – King Lear style – and sent them on a worrying tour of other people’s … Continue reading

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Nothing ever happens

I was  listening to an old classic earlier – Del Amitri’s ‘Nothing Ever Happens’ – and I was reminded of how brilliant the song is. Musically, and especially lyrically it’s an under rated gem. As I was listening to the words, … Continue reading

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The depths of depression

REGARDLESS of how funny this sentence sounds, I have to write it: I was only a child growing up. I was doing child things, and then I was doing teenage things and then I was doing stupid things. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Unthinkable

IT’S a beautiful sunny day, the kind of weather that makes you regret your choice of clothing this morning. You stood at the front door earlier on looking at the fog in the sky, not quite knowing if it was … Continue reading

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Some holiday do’s and don’ts

THIS is not travel writing. This is not advice that is going to save your life or save you money. However, I’m just back from holidays and I don’t have anything better to write about just yet. If you have … Continue reading

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