Equality for people with Disabilities

Did you know 1 in 7 people in Ireland have a disability? Did you know Ireland remains the only country in the European Union that has failed to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)? What this means is people with a disability in Ireland don't have the same rights... Continue Reading →

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Car Insurance

Yes I know it's St. Stephen's Day/Boxing Day depending on whichever side of the pond you live on but I'm off on a rant. I had to pay my monthly car insurance instalment last week and thought I'd better tell the company of my new address. I was gobsmacked when I was charged an extra... Continue Reading →

Getting things straight

This evening this comment was left on my blog: Val aren’t you supposed to indicate when you’re being compensated for a post or product placement on your blog or twitter feed? You seem to promote a lot of goods and services. Some are probably things that you like but others must be for compensation.  ... Continue Reading →

Dublin VegFest 2016

On Sunday I headed up to Dublin to meet Lucy and Laurence at Dublin Vegfest. I was really looking forward to it and had booked the tickets some time ago. Three hours on a train and two bus rides later I was finally at Griffith College where the event was being held. There were security... Continue Reading →

Pokémon Go

I'm on a bit of a rant so forgive me 😉 I've seen so many negative comments about Pokémon Go that I've decided to give my opinion. There are people all over Social Media complaining about 'young people' with their heads stuck looking at the mobiles phones, ignoring everything and everyone around them. Here's my take... Continue Reading →

Over 40 and forgotten?

Sorry readers I'm on another rant...I'm blaming the weather and the lack of photography inspiration..and the fact I'm sitting around not doing very much at the moment. I was on a bloggers group on Facebook today and there was a survey aimed at people who are active on Social Media and who blog. As it... Continue Reading →

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