Little boxes

There’s an advert on TV at the moment with the song Little Boxes on it. It’s an old song but I like it. It’s also a technique that really helps me. I’d forgotten about it for a while and you might think I’m barking but here we go. I used to imagine I had compartments […]

Festivals in Ireland 2020

This post has been the most popular one on my blog for the last two years so grab a cuppa and enjoy reading about some of the best festivals of 2020.This is the perfect guide for those who might be thinking of coming to Ireland and timing it with one of these. Firstly a special […]

Sunday random roundup

I haven’t done a catch up blog post for a while so I thought I’d write one. I’m 12 days into Dry January and all is going well, I have to say I’m not missing alcohol at all so that’s a good sign. I’m also still eating healthily and haven’t had any cake, considering I […]

Havin’ a Laugh – The Book

I’m very excited about Havin’ A Laugh, the book and I’d love you to get involved. I got to know the charity, Havin’ a Laugh, when I was in the depths of depression. They were such a support when I was going through mental health counselling and didn’t know where else to turn. One of […]

Breathing and Blooming

I met Bernie from Breathe and Bloom at our Leitrim coffee morning and she kindly invited me along for a treatment. I’d heard her speak on Claire Ronan’s show on Ocean FM and I thought she sounded lovely so I was delighted to actually meet her. Bernie provides all kinds of wonderful treatments including Reiki […]


After a long time of feeling like I’m winning I feel a bit like retreating. I pushed myself a bit and now I feel a bit daft. It’s strange because I’ve noticed that some people only kept in touch when I was at my lowest. It’s OK though, I have my family and my camera […]