We’re Rollin’

So after weeks and weeks of attempting to roll over, grunting angrily in frustration at his body not doing what he wants it to, and…

Tiny Victories

We’ve moved into our new place. We’re in that limbo area of still having the last place and needing to get everything out and the…

An open letter to Mary Curtis…

Dear Mary Curtis, Thank you so much for your comments in today’s paper about your target audience for your new TV channel, UTV Ireland. It…

Final days before Back to Work..

  I’ve less than a month left of my maternity leave. I’ve been into work, to arrange a day to come back, and how I’m…

Moving on up!

It’s a week of change here. We’re moving house next weekend to an apartment with a lift (much improvement!), a bath and a balcony –…

We Want Choice: Repeal the 8th Amendment

Ireland, 2014. A country reclaiming itself from economic ruin, with an educated workforce, first world health service and political backing towards becoming a more equal…

Back To Normal (We hope) – Return of the Amber Beads

A week late, the amber necklace has arrived. Appropriately enough, it was ten minutes after the discovery of the package in my letterbox and the…

Flying over the Cuckoos Nest

It’s been a stressful kind of week. Manageable stress, but the kind that has the ability to drive you up the walls at the same…

Becoming a Proper Grownup (TM)

I applied for my theory test the other night. Five years after most other people my age, I’m going to put on my big girl…

Cork LGBT Pride :)

This weekend is the Cork LGBT Pride Weekend. There’s a massive list of things on for the last few days, culminating in the parade which…

How is it August already? Things I Didn’t Know When I Found Out …

Today is the second day of August, the eighth month of the year. It’s almost a year to the day that I found out I…

Happy Bits of The Week

It’s been a quiet enough week here, thanks to lack of broadband (and internet access for the most part – rural Wexford and E Mobile…

Irish Blog Awards!

So thanks to some miracle, I’ve been nominated in two categories for the Irish Blog Awards – Best Parenting Blog and Best Newcomer.

Haunted

This heat is absolutely all encompassing. It’s required us to keep the windows open day and night, allowing in quite a few members of the…

Another Week, another happy story.

This week has been one of those where I keep telling myself I should sit down and write, but each time I do it, E…

A potential cure to my music issue..

So last night, I was doing very important things on the computer (liking a few Facebook photos, deleting emails), when on my news feed appeared…

Mama needs a holiday – Wonder Week #4

So, if Google is to be believed, the last three nights in a  row have been part of the fourth wonder week. We’ve hit 16…

Loves of the Week!

So it has been a hectic week here – one could say a pretty harsh week if you observed all of the broken sleep and…

A Day Trip to Fota Wildlife Park

I’ve been living in Cork city for five years now, since I came down as a fresh faced student in September 2009, when it seemed…

Teething Pains

It’s been an eventful week inside these four walls (and its only Wednesday, oh dear). We’ve had a lovely trip to Fota Wildlife Park, started…

Sure hate these Blurred Lines

Before I start, I should confess that I’m a feminist. Now, not one of those bra-burning man hating ones, just one of those normal ones…

Reasons To Smile

I came across this linky blog post from Ojo’s World, which she is running through the month of June, and found it to be a…

iPhones Don’t Swim

My poor baby iPhone is currently sheltering in a bag of rice, trying its best (hopefully) to dry out. It decided to not heed the…

Our Trip To Lake Hotel Killarney, Paradise Where The Sun Shone

At 12 weeks old, we deemed Eliott old enough to go spend some bonding time with his grandparents in Wexford without us. They raised three…

Mid Life Crisis

This seems to be a bit of a rambley piece but its weighing on my mind a lot lately. It seems a bit redundant to have…