Ripple Effect pic

Just keep Swimming……

I was delighted to feature on Ripple Effect Ireland’s Instagram community page in a feature where they chat to sea swimmers from everywhere. 🙂   How do you feel when you have been for a sea swim? I feel delighted I did it, especially in […]

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18 v 50

Feel the Fear and LIVE it Anyway

What is it about turning 50 that makes you look back on your life? I never did it when I turned 40, and I also hated turning 40 but 50 is different. You always think, what would I say to myself age 18 if I […]

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Me and the Sea pic

Me and the Sea

My car is promptly parked and I hop out, backpack swung on my back with my flask tucked inside along with my swimming clothes.  The first thing I do is breathe in the fresh air. My ear pods are in and the radio on, I […]

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PPE blog post

PPE- Productive, Perspective, Educate

Throughout the pandemic, we have become accustomed to a lot of new terminology including PPE and relating that to the front line workers equipment. Instead to me it also means something else entirely, it means- Productive, Perspective, Educate. Productive- Most certainly, Perspective – I changed […]

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Half the world away

“I would like to leave this city This old town don’t smell too pretty and I can feel the warning signs running around my mind And when I leave this island I’ll book myself into a soul asylum ‘Cause I can feel the warning signs […]

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New Year, New Lists…

So, it been a while since I posted.  I really don’t know where the time goes.  And is Christmas really over? People still have Christmas trees up.  I for one had mine down before January 6th.  I don’t feel bad as my friend took hers […]

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Trick or Treat..

So, its nearly Halloween time again and guess what? Christmas products are everywhere to be seen already. OMG.  Far too early for me.  But the other side of it is, its time to get organised or start to think about the white-bearded man…. SANTA.  I […]

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Time out…

Yes, mothers out there like me, looking to keep the little ones busy, this website has great tips and plenty to read on parenting. Have a look: http://www.onefamily.ie 10 Ways to Make the Most of School Breaks Time off: If you work outside of the home, […]

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Back to life, Back to reality….

It’s hard to believe I have finished my year studying.  Where exactly does time go? If anyone feels they can’t do something new, try it first and then see.  For me, everything fell into place so I was meant to do this course. My last […]

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I Can and I Will

Am I there yet?

I feel I’ve forgotten what having spare time is since beginning college.  My blog hasn’t been updated in so long so here I am, doing just that.  I am now halfway through my course to be a Further Education teacher.  It has been a whirlwind […]

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Halloween fun

Well, now that Halloween is over and decorations are down, my five-year-old son wants to know can we put up Christmas decorations!  Although I have explained its too early for that, he says they are up in other places so why not at home?  You […]

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The Twins

Starting school….

After three weeks, they have settled into “big” school.  A few tears on day one from Connie while Sonny stomped in like Sergeant Major.  I knew he would love it and mix in without a hitch but my daughter was the opposite. Every morning I […]

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