Out and About at..The Olympia Theatre


Last night I attended a gig at “The Olympia Theatre” in Dublin with my man who shot the beautiful gig photography.   We went to see the amazing Lianne LaHavas, who, at the age of 23, is just a flipping amazingly talented lady!  Lianne has both the voice and stage presence that had me stunned […]

Out and about at Hatch & Sons


Hatch & Sons on Stephens Green is a newly opened cafe just around the corner from the bustle of Grafton street in Dublin. Sitting below street level, it occupies the ground floor space of an old Georgian building. When you walk through the door you are greeted with the bustle and hype of a popular […]



I should start by saying that I should have posted this a while ago. I stopped into this little place for lunch after a day on the “merries”. Temporary amusements were set up in Merrion Square over the St. Patrick’s day weekend, and, after an afternoon of literally screaming with fear on rickety old amusements […]

Bargain Hunt!

Roasting Pot

As my last post testified (and with the great weather we are having of late)  Spring has definitely sprung,  and with my “pinterest” moodboard to hand I hit the shops looking for some new stuff for the house.   Some of it was practical,  but most of it was just because I wanted it!  (to fascinate […]

St. Patricks Day in Dublins Fair City

'Happy St. Patricks Day'

It has been many years since I made the trip to Dublin for St. Patricks Day, the last time I did, I was 14 so  I just stood about trying to look disinterested, dark and misunderstood. Those days are well behind me (thankfully) so, this year I threw myself into celebrating whole heartedly, and Dublin […]


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