Getting worry under control

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Recently I have noticed my anxiety levels have begun to creep up in anticipation of an upcoming hospital appointment, and once that happens, it opens the floodgates to worry. I start worrying and… Continue reading

Top designer gives hospital gown a make-over

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Are you like me and detest putting on those embarrassing draughty backless hospital gowns? Well now the traditional hospital gown is to get a Hollywood style makeover by one of the world’s top designers.   Ben de Lisi,… Continue reading

Breast cancer screening debate

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I am very aware of the debate that has been ongoing among experts about the effectiveness of breast screening and  how this can cause confusion and anxiety for some women. Last year a Danish… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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  I love making risotto – I enjoy standing over the stove, ladling spoonfuls of hot stock over the rice, watching as the texture changes and the dish comes to life. It does require… Continue reading

Happy Easter

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  I am up early this morning preparing an Easter Sunday lunch for my parents who are driving from the city to spend a few days here in the country with us. They hardly… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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There’s always one..who wants to do things differently🙂

Poetry Friday

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  When Someone Deeply Listens To You When someone deeply listens to you it is like holding out a dented cup you’ve had since childhood and watching it fill up with cold, fresh… Continue reading

Competition Time

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  Yesterday I referred to the success of the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign here in Ireland. Of the 3,000 limited edition Tory Burch leopard print totes, only a few remain. Luxury department store  Brown… Continue reading

Kylie Minogue fronts breast cancer campaign

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I recently wrote about the launch of the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign in Ireland and I am happy to report it has been a terrific success. The FTBC campaign is now underway in the UK… Continue reading

Dealing with life’s disappointments

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“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way”. ~ Robert Kiyosaki I so wanted to… Continue reading