The Beach aka another near divorce experience

“3rd born needs some fibre sooooo why don’t we go to the beach?” A seemingly ridiculous tongue in cheek suggestion from hubster, in reference to the fact that 3rd born quite literally gorges on sand everytime we hit the beach. So next time you visit a certain beach in Cork…

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A Cautionary Tale about Lists……but 1 more means there’s 4!!!

‘Things to do by the time I’m 30’ list by me aged 15 years Pass the leaving. Got to college Get a job as a PE teacher Marry Corey Haim. Have a baby. Buy loads of nice clothes. I probably wrote this with Chesney Hawkes telling me that yes indeed,…

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The one about the dreaded lurgee & my fave granola.

You know the feeling…….. You return from your holidays feeling like the king of the world ……. Throw anything at me …. I can handle it. What stepped off that plane in Cork was a reinvigorated, rejuvenated version of myself. Ah yes, lulled into a false sense of security …….…

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An Open Letter To Weetabix – We need to talk…..

  Dear Weetabix, We need to talk. I have thought long and hard about what to write in this letter. So here goes. I hope you bear with me. Let’s start with the positives. You have been a constant in my life – seen me through thick and thin for…

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1996 & other atrocities…..revisited….with renewed love

  You know what they say? “Everything changes but everything stays the same”. The first time I heard that from my father-in-law I probably didn’t have a clue what it meant…..but I liked the ring to it so it stuck with me. However now, with age & maturity comes wisdom…

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