So this week's big question: when Friday afternoon rolls around should you slink off home to your life far away from work or should you round up some colleagues for a boozy session in the local pub? It's a complex one, a minefield full of hidden explosives awaiting detonation but it is also potentially the … Continue reading Drinks with Colleagues: Disaster or Delight?
“How you live your life is up to you. You have to go out and grab the world by the horns. Rope it before it ties you down and decides for you.” This post is well overdue but allows me to relive a particularly enjoyable evening, spent in a little place that felt along way … Continue reading A Night in the Glen of Aherlow
Just a quick post this evening to share some blogs that kept me entertained during what turned out to be a long, lazy and mostly healthy weekend. I loved reading about Rosemary Mac Cabe's personal style journey. In fact I just discovered this blog and I am completely hooked. I think it's because she really nails the … Continue reading Fun, Fitness and Fashion – great blogs to browse.
It has to be one of the best feelings - waking up refreshed after a great night's sleep to the sun shining on a perfect Spring morning, knowing that it is still the weekend and reality can wait for another day. I have just had a healthy but decadent breakfast (so good I forgot to … Continue reading Easy Like Sunday Morning
So the healthy eating is going pretty well this week, and I feel surgically attached to a mug of warm water and lemon, so all in all I am feeling pretty virtuous (she types as she cheerfully ignores the complete over-indulgence in food and alcohol at the neighbour's dinner party last night!!!). But because I … Continue reading Simple Steak Salad
Just a quick post about some of the things I have been loving this past week. 1. Belfast I am old enough to remember when the prospect of a city break in Belfast would have been an odd choice at the very least and a downright dangerous one in times most troubled. For many years of … Continue reading 5 Things I Am Loving Lately
After two and a half weeks of indulgence, today marked the beginning of a pre-summer health kick for me and although I deferred exercise to tomorrow's to-do list, I made a good start at overhauling my diet. I drank more water than normal (although still way less than I should), limited myself to two cups … Continue reading Healthy Eating – a bit of a diet overhaul!
Relax, relax I did not just have a secret baby although one has just entered my life in a pretty major way. Six weeks ago my sister-in-law delivered to the world the most beautiful baby girl and little Lucy became a part of all our lives. She is adorable in her innocence and perfection, although … Continue reading Laughing with Lucy