My Au-pair Experience

Around this time last year, I began to think about spending part of my summer away as an Au pair. I wanted to try something new and I’m very glad I did. I study Spanish as part of my degree so I decided that I would like to spend a few weeks of the summer… Continue reading My Au-pair Experience

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Tropical Surf Party

At the very end of the summer, we decided to have an end of the summer birthday bash! Two of my brothers celebrated big birthdays this year, Danny turning 21 and Thomas turning 18. They decided to have a Hawaiian Tropical party. There was a lot of preparation involved for this celebration but we enjoyed… Continue reading Tropical Surf Party


Night, oops! Day at the London Museum

My mom Mary is a very busy person. She is always very kind and thoughtful so myself and my brother decided to surprise her with a day trip to two London museums. History is one of her favourite things so we took her to the British Museum and the Imperial War Museum. I wasn’t there… Continue reading Night, oops! Day at the London Museum

Food · Life

My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

I love baking. Recently, I was reading a book that referenced ‘Grannys Recipes’.  Sometimes I wonder how authentic these recipes really are and whose the Granny!!  With Patrick’s Day on the way I’m posting a real authentic Irish Farmhouse Granny recipe, it’s my Granny Maureen’s.  My Granny was from Kilworth in East Cork, she and… Continue reading My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

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‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?

Valentines Day is just around the corner so love and romance will be on people’s minds. Unfortunately, the one thing on my mind for February 14th is the dental appointment I have!! What I am looking forward to is the 13th of February, the day before Valentines now known as ‘Galentine’s’!! Galentine’s is a day… Continue reading ‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?


Studying Away at College – Part 2

  Not everyone stays in their home city when they go to college. My brother Danny is living away at college, so I thought I would ask him for a few tips and advice to give to students  thinking of moving away in September. Some people think that going away for college is all about… Continue reading Studying Away at College – Part 2


Going to College this year? Some tips & advice – Part 1

We’re more than half way through the school year and it’s nearly time to fill in the CAO sheet! For some, they could be dreading this moment because they don’t know what they want to do after school, and others have it thought of already.  It’s time to have a good look at all the… Continue reading Going to College this year? Some tips & advice – Part 1