Pretty Things; Our Top 12 Tea Dresses

Tea dresses are a go-to dress for lots of women. Not only because of their versatility, where a change of shoe can bring you from day to night or from Spring to Summer, but also because they are effortlessly stylish and extremely comfortable. So even though you may...

Ode to Peppa

Oh Peppa Pig I hate you, I hate your stupid voice. I'd love to turn you into ham And eat you slice by slice. Your brother is a whingebag, He's always feckin' bawling. Him and his stupid dinosaur Are really quite appalling. Mummy pig's a cliche, She's always making...

Parenting – A Quick Summary

In case you hadn’t noticed, parenting is HARD. Like, really hard. And like, all the time too. I’m sure pregnancy and childbirth are hard (biology prevents me from stating definitively), but once that’s over, you’re really into the unknown. When your child is born...

Toad-In-The-Hole with Onion Gravy

Toad-in-the-hole has a special place in my heart. Maybe it's because I’m originally from London or maybe it's because this dinner takes me back to my Nanny’s cooking. It's perfect for a Sunday when you quite frankly can't be bothered to cook a roast dinner because the...

What’s On This Weekend…20th to 22nd April

It's looking like it's set to be a bit of a wet April, but don't let that deter you from venturing out and about this weekend. We've got some really special outdoor events for you to check out!   Waterford The West Waterford Festival of Food is running in Dungarvan...

Coffee House Convo’s

"Hey girl how are you? I got you a latte." "Lovely, thank you. I'm grand, same ding dong, different day. What's new with you?" "Well the kids have a half day, I was thinking of taking them for a walk and maybe feeding the ducks by the river. Do you wanna come with...

What’s Your ‘Tag Line’?

We may not be aware of it but I find that most people in life have a tag line. This is the sentence that follows your name when other people talk about you. The tag lines can vary massively. It’s often someone’s occupation: "Do you remember Billy Ryan? You know him,...

‘Tin’ by the author Padraig Kenny

Padraig Kenny is an exciting, newly published author from Newbridge, Co. Kildare. His book 'Tin' is a heartwarming children's story set in a world reminiscent of the Wizard of Oz. In it, we meet a boy called Christopher who was orphaned in a fire. We join Christopher...

Breaking Free

I have wanted to write this piece for a long time now, but I knew it had to be an honest piece. There is no sense of humour in it, no laughs here. This is the raw side of living in a toxic family and feeling real pain on a daily basis. This piece, I am afraid, has...

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