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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Hairdressing post

‘Hair’ there and everywhere….

Reluctantly after finishing school at seventeen, I began a hairdressing career. It was 1988.  Although I had already started working part-time at the age of fourteen.  My mother constantly said to us, “You need to have a trade when you leave school.”  My sister had […]

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emoji photo

Emojis or no emojis – that is the question

We know that pictures or images can tell a story without any words and can work very effectively in marketing.  What about emojis? Their origin began in…Yes, Japan, in the 1990s. The images were intended to add another level of self-expression to online subject matter.  […]

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Writing Tips

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph

When writing a descriptive paragraph remember to: Make sure that you choose a meaningful person, place or thing Introduce the person, place or thing you are describing Keep your reader interested in what they are reading Describe smells and tastes if you can 1/2. What […]

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Womens Inspire post

Pandemic Positivity and the Power of Community

As I opened my eyes this morning, I remembered that it was the beginning of our six week lockdown. Instead of crawling back under the covers, I jumped out of bed, full of optimism and a zest for the day ahead. I attended the Virtual […]

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First ladies Blog post

The ‘Chevaliére’ of the Round Table

The curtain creeps back. A podium stands still in the centre of the stage. The audience waits, afraid to draw a breath, the sound of silence. A man strides across the floor to the podium and the silence is broken. “Good morning and thank you……” […]

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