Aah Bristol

You’ll probably only get the title if you remember the Bisto advert. Anyway before I start rambling. I’m just back from a couple of days in Bristol. I’d never been before but with return flights at €24.99 it was too good a deal to miss – and I had a bit of a fear of […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year is probably the best I’ve been for a long time in terms of mental health. If you are a regular reader to the blog you’ll know I’ve had depression, anxiety and panic attacks over the last few years. I was on TV last week talking […]

Claire Byrne Live

It was a shock to be asked to be on the Claire Byrne Live show talking about panic attacks, anxiety and depression. It’s hard to condense over two years into two minutes though and I was very nervous so I didn’t get to say all the things I wanted to say. To give you a […]

The turning point

It’s two years ago since I hosted the first Havin’aLaugh Coffee Morning. Some of you might remember it, some of you might not so here’s a bit of background. Around three years ago I got hit out of the blue with depression, I say hit because that’s what it felt like. It seemed like one […]

Creative Space – Milk Harbour Sligo

There is a great network of artists and creative folks here in Sligo and there are regular artist get togethers held in various places. One of those sessions was held today in the stunning location of Milk Harbour. Geraldine and Steve Barker own an amazing property at Milk Harbour, which is between Grange and Cliffoney […]

Mid-September Morning

I love this time of year, especially when it’s a nice day. This morning was just beautiful, I woke up early as the sun was rising and the intention was to go to the gym. As I was driving there and saw the mist on the fields I just couldn’t bring myself to be indoors […]