Growing your hair's quite hard and wine never starts to taste nice...
Happy 2019 Everyone! My resolutions are coming to you slightly late on the 2nd of January as the New Year hype starts to die down in our 6-second-attention-span society. The reason for this being that I have been extremely successful in not even thinking about, never mind doing, anything that even vaguely resembles work since … Continue reading My resolutions for a (really) Happy New Year
I like my hopes and dreams how I like my avocado - smashed.
As a Fermanagh native who is about to embark on her fifth year living in the big smoke, I’ve spent almost a half a decade of my life now feeling a bit like the country mouse when he visited the town mouse. In reality, I wouldn’t even class myself as a true country mouse. I … Continue reading What to Expect when you’re a Culchie living in the Big Smoke
Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, Monday the 10th September this year, local sports stars from different backgrounds including football, rugby and GAA came together to mark the occasion. Spelling out the word ‘Hope’ in jerseys in front of Stormont’s steps, they remembered the 305 people who lost their lives to suicide in Northern Ireland in 2017 alone. That’s … Continue reading With No Hope at Stormont, we need to have each other’s backs
It’s been a full two weeks since I donned the mortar board and gown and walked across the stage of Belfast’s Waterfront to collect a piece of parchment that I’ve been pouring my blood, sweat and tears into for the past four years of my life. It hasn’t fully sunk in yet. For months, graduation … Continue reading The 4 Life Lessons I Learned at University