Category Archives: Life

I run because …

I run because … I love food. I must be the only person who fantasies about take-away as they are pounding the pavement. I picture Sweet & Sour Chicken with Egg-fried rice. I picture McDonalds Chicken Burger with large chips. … Continue reading

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Irelands Festivals on the Cheap

Stoney-broke, but still want to go to that party? Well before you bust a gut wishing for a fairy godmother or resort to “lending” your brothers sound system to the nearest pawn shop, here are a few helpful tips on … Continue reading

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Faking-it as a Festival Fashionista

Unless you’re a member of the Haus of Gaga, live in New York or are a Goth it is considered inappropriate to wear what basically constitutes fancy-dress outside of the bedroom. There are only two exceptions: Halloween and Festivals. Music … Continue reading

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You know you are old when…

Grey hairs, a trick knee/hip/shoulder, the odd wrinkle – the clues that show your body is aging are very clear, but the clues to show your mind is following can be more elusive… “Kids today” refers to people in their … Continue reading

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Oh, I really wish I could, but I just don’t have the time

New Year, New You: I don’t know what they put in the mulled-wine around Christmas that make us so aspirational and optimistic about what the next year will bring, but if you’re anything like me, much of your New Year … Continue reading

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How to ask for a raise

There is nothing worse than opening your online banking account and realising that you are over-drawn, again. Until you realise that the bank is going to start fining you so that you become deeper in debt, and even when you … Continue reading

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Galentine’s Day: Beginners guide to throwing an Afternoon Tea party

Inspired by Leslie from Parks and Recreation, this bespoke day is an annual celebration of your female friendships, which is supposed to take place the day before Valentine’s Day. However, I think such a wonderful idea should not be limited … Continue reading

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