The one about going swimming – blood, sweat & flip flops

There are certain things that only a swimmer will possess. Like, for example broad shoulders and the ability to smell a pool from a good 2 km’s away. I grew up stinking of chlorine – constantly – having spent 6 out of 7 days a week in the pool in…

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Nature Vs Nuture & the Open Farm.

There has been an argument raging in science circles for years. One that has baffled scientists…….confusion, bemusement & befuddlement (is that even a word?) The whole “nature versus nurture” is one that has run for centuries. Alack & alas, no more brain power needs to be expended giving thought to…

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Holiday Life Lessons & other interesting stories from July

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain With these words on…

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Weekend inspiration & other forms of Torture

Another post from HerFamily.ie in case you missed it….the link to the original one is here. Sunday morning. Sun is shining. It’s above 10 degrees. There is only a 83% chance of rain.  This means one thing and one thing only. Summer time in Ireland!! And our usual Saturday/Sunday morning…

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Five things that trip me up in my post baby life

Here is my post from HerFamily.ie last week – holliers tripped me up so I never got to post it here. Hope you enjoy it! You are not supposed to dislike anything about post bubba arrival. Everything is supposed to be rosier, happier, more fulfilling & worthwhile. There is supposed…

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