Facing down the Summer with Marks and Spencer

There’s a smell of summer in the air round these parts. The clouds have momentarily parted and a few desolate rays of sunshine have managed to sneak on out through those grey winter skies. On feeling the warmth on our pale winter skin, we go a little crazy. Out with…

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Lunchbox Series 1

Someday I am going to go into my kids bedroom to get them up for school. I say someday as it’s always a pre-dawn start here! But should this occasion arise I fully expect to see 1st born has morphed into a pig  overnight. The child eats ham in EVERYTHING. Ham…

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Hotel Livin’ & Hotel Lovin’ with The Connacht

We are the family that doesn’t go on hotel stays. Self-catering all the way here folks! And believe me it’s not for the need I feel to cook! Nothing would make me happier than a break from it all. When The Connacht Hotel in Galway invited my crew and I…

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MotherFool – noun: refers to woman with child

MotherFool Defn: crazy, sleep deprived, coffee fuelled, anxiety ridden female with crazy hair. She is most commonly found with food & other partially digested substances splashed across her clothing & always puts her offsprings needs in front of hers. She is constantly in need of more time and help. When…

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Shopping Local – straight to your door

Ho! Ho! Ho! T’is the season to spend a fortune!! No different to the rest of the country I am deleriously beating my way through this months budget, throwing caution to the wind and drunk on jovialities – let’s worry about the credit hangover in January, eh? For the record…

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