Author Archives: deisesupes

About deisesupes

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

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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Another protest, another waste of time

There’s another Water Protest on today and as well intention as the protestors will be, I’m afraid it’s going to be a waste of time and simply an excuse for the main anti-water politicians to canvas for your vote. In … Continue reading

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A diary of a scumbag

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 to create one hugely frustrating insight into the life of a parasite. … Continue reading

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A very Deise Christmas

This piece originally appeared in the Waterford News & Star Christmas Supplement 2015 T’WAS the night before Christmas and not a creature was stirring, except for the drunk dressed in a Santa suit walking up and down Clarke Road….ringing a … Continue reading

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