Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mother’s Day, 2007

Miz Melly/ March 26, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Painting by Teachings of the Sweat Lodge by Aaron Paquette I stand on the corner of Fulton Street and 9th Avenue in San Francisco early in the morning, March 2007, and I call home. It’s mid afternoon in Ireland and my husband, my sister and her family are gathered at my mother’s apartment to celebrate Mothering Sunday. My feet are sore.

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Speaking of patron saints…

Miz Melly/ March 20, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

While we are on the subject of patron saints, may I introduce to two women who have done more to restore my faith than any other. Love Warrior Glennon Doyle Melton and Anne Lamott come together on Linda Siversten’s wonderful Beautiful Writer’s Podcast and I had a total fangirl moment when I saw it pop up on my feed last

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Pondering St. Patrick

Miz Melly/ March 17, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

This was the view from my seat in a cafe I like to go to sometimes on a bright, sunny day. It’s by the sea and I love nothing more than to sit and listen to the waves hit the beach, the chat of people as they walk by, the shouts of small children. This morning I was met with a

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Radical feminism on International Women’s Day

Miz Melly/ March 8, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

This day last year, I launched this blog and podcast. I was undergoing a dramatic shift in my own creative life and was craving connection with other women, as they might know what I was going through. It has been one of the great privileges of my life to interview the nine incredible women on the podcast and it was

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