Category: lifestyle

  As a card holding people pleaser I have had to learn how to say no. After yet another week and weekend of non-stop activities a friend kindly pointed out that I may have over commitment issues.  I was a…

Today I went for a walk on the beautiful beach at Carrownisky near Westport.  This has got to my one of my favourite Sunday activities, and this time it was even better because I had the company of my very…

The Irish Country Woman’s Association (ICA) has been going for 105 years.  I heard about it soon after I arrived in Ireland, but never got around to joining, mostly due the fact that I was living far out in the…

  The concept isn’t unique, but it is something that I have adapted for my own use and how I try to keep myself  in balance. 2012 was all about balance for me.  I started with one inflated balloon in…

A great idea for bloggers.  Thanks to Danielle LilliWhiteRose for the nomination.  It is a great fun way of taking stock!  I challenge you to do it. A – Arthritis. It is in my hands, and although I deal with it…

The importance of a sofa day I am one of those people who try to pack as much living in as I can.  The one thing I seem to struggle with is how to include rest into this life of…

  A new series on my little blog.  A quotation every Wednesday.  A combination of my love of photography and my love of words. Take the path that challenges you. There are days when I just want things to be…

I grew up thinking that girly girls don’t wear trainers.    I have had about 3 pairs of trainers in my life and I can promise you I didn’t wear the treads of any of them (until three years ago)…

I grew up thinking I was fat.  From day one really.  I don’t know why because when I look at those old faded photos with the white borders, I wasn’t.  But, I thought I was and that’s what counts. I…

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