The complexity of a faithless marriage

What would you do if you suspected your husband of being unfaithful.  Cut up his clothes, change the locks or simply go home and make a wonderful dinner for your perfect family? A book with many themes that will keep…

Would you marry a stranger?

One of my new year’s resolutions was to be more adventurous in my reading.  To try different things, and I am so glad I did. The Company Daughters is a book that will remain with you long after you have…

Hope, Health and Happiness

When I can’t get to sleep at night I have a little breathing ritual to calm my mind.  As I breath in I imagine health, and when I breath out I feel gratitude.   This has become an important part of…

Be Careful What you Listen To …..

Whoa-Town is a boy band, a very successful boy band, put together by music mogul Rick Reeves. The Future Stars of America is the talent competition everyone wants to enter and these five lucky singers have won a place in…

The Art of Doing Nothing

I am not very good at doing nothing. In fact I am not even very good at doing one thing at a time. I am the person who grabs for my phone to check Facebook or play a game while…

The Tale of Two Books and a delightful surprise

I’m having a reading binge.  Just allowing myself read and enjoy and to an extent leave the housework for another day. I have very eclectic taste in reading.  I have my favourite genres, but I’ll give anything a try.  The…

Loving my skin with Yves Saint Laurent Pure Shots

I haven’t always loved my skin.  As a child I hated my freckles and would have done almost anything to get rid of them.  Through adulthood it wasn’t too bad, and I joked about my fabulous fatness reducing the amount…

Six Easy Ways to Get Your Home Summer-Ready

#AD. In the interest of disclosure and transparency, the syndication of this article has been provided and paid for by FBD Insurance Most of us are spending more time than ever at home right now, and that can be a…

Me and my Body – and a plus size bikini

Does it really matter what you look like?  If you have lumps and bumps?  If you are super skinny or really curvy?  I have realised that it doesn’t matter at all. I have been sitting on this blog post for…

What About the Nanny?

Reading the Nanny at No 43 by Nicola Cassidy was like being immersed in another world, a world many years ago where intrigue and mystery and wonderful charactarisation drew me into a story that I didn’t want to end.  I…

Corona Virus and Me

We have all been impacted by the rapid transmission of the Corona virus and the diagnosis of Covid 19 in so many.  Everything has changed. Right now, I am keeping as well as I can and have elected to socially…

Beautiful Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way

Mayo stole my heart.  This beautiful county was my home for three years.  I was welcomed by the wonderful warm people and enchanted by the magnificent surroundings.  I return to Mayo as often as I can. The Wild Atlantic Way…

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