January has turned out to be surprisingly fun for me - I enjoyed catching up with friends one frothy latte at a time, started my journalism diploma, had a mother-daughter night once a week, took some time off from music (just for a month or two), and travel-wise, I’m in the middle of planning a … Continue reading Eats & Treats
These little treats are definitely my favourite dessert of the month. If you are allergic to dairy (or are vegan) then cheese cake is just a no-no - I have lost track of how many weddings I have been to where everyone is tucking into a slice of Baileys cheesecake after dinner and myself and … Continue reading Strawberry & Coconut Cheesecake Bites (Vegan)
Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I sat down to write and I must say that as I stare at this blank page now, ready for the first post of 2018, it feels good. I had a wonderful Christmas at my family home, my mum would put Rachel Allen to shame … Continue reading The Goal That Changed Everything
Over the past few weeks my mind keeps drifting around the topic of fear. I’ve spoken about fear on this blog before, mainly facing the fear of trying something new. However, when it comes to a deeper level of fear and the feeling of vulnerability, I haven't had to delve too deep in that realm. … Continue reading Turns out I’m not invincible!
Back in May, I floated an exciting idea past my other half. “How about I book a trip for us, but don’t tell you where we are going until we get to the airport?” I asked. This turned into a long and enthusiastic conversation about how it could work and how much fun it would … Continue reading I’m Kidnapping My Boyfriend Tomorrow.. Kind of!
2017 has been the year of admiring street art for me. I am constantly amazed at the level of beautiful and creative work on display across walls and surfaces everywhere I travel, as well as at home. From bold political statements to visiual colour bombs, there is something very captivating about a well-executed piece of … Continue reading The Street Art of 2017
Despite the current Ryanair drama, I know lots of people are still looking forward to winter trips over the next couple of months. I have three more to go before I reach my 2017 goal of flying once a month, and I can't wait! I've picked up a few tricks along the way that have … Continue reading Top 10 tips for flying
From the Guinness store house to Trinity College there are countless places and official initiatives to explore when visiting the capital of Ireland. But what about taking a step off the beaten track and discovering the city through a different set of eyes? I want to take you away from the usual tourist haunts and … Continue reading My Kind Of Dublin
As the horrific story unfolded on Thursday evening from Barcelona, I felt the familiar pang of sadness that I can only say we have all become too accustomed to. Glued to the news from the moment the story broke, I silently prayed they would catch the cowards responsible and waited anxiously for the death toll … Continue reading WE stand against terror together