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 […]

The Social Coffee Morning heads to Leitrim

If you are a regular reader of the blog you’ll know that I started a social coffee morning in Sligo. There were two reasons for the morning. One was because at the height of my depression I missed someone to go for coffee with and I wanted others to realise that they aren’t alone. The […]

Irish sunset

A photo fundraiser

If you’ve ever wanted to buy a photo from me now is your chance. I recently heard of a fundraiser by Valerie Kennedy for her family who are really going through a tough time. Noel, Valerie’s husband, is very poorly at the moment and his wife is hoping to raise funds to make their home […]

Soilsigh

Today I went to an event that moved me and educated me. I didn’t know much about human trafficking (or modern day slavery) but Soilsigh (to illuminate) told some of the stories of this awful exploitation. The stories were told through music, dance and art and was just so eye opening I would urge anyone […]

Havin’aLaugh Coffee Mornings

  I was just chatting to Tommy Marren on Mid West Radio about the Social Coffee Mornings in The Blind Tiger, Sligo. I explained about why the coffee mornings came about due to my mental health issues and I told Tommy all about the Havin’aLaugh Charity and how it helped me so much.

Valentine’s Day Vintage Tea Party Sligo

Bloomin Fabulous, in association with Anderson’s Grill and Bar will host a Vintage Tea Party Fundraiser for Sligo Rape Crisis Centre this Valentine’s Day at Andersons beautiful new venue on Kempton Promenade. There is an afternoon of imagination and wonder planned for all attendees filled with music, old fashioned romance, theatre, poetry, and tea. Bloomin […]