Carrot Cake Waffles

I love my breakfast; porridge, baked oats, pancakes, french toast and waffles. Delicious waffles, straight from the waffle maker, are probably my favourite. It would very understandable if you were to dismiss the idea of waffles for breakfast, particularly on a busy weekday morning. They really needn’t take too long though. Waffle batter can be… Continue reading Carrot Cake Waffles

Art/Craft for Children · Halloween

Halloween-Autumn Crafts

My seven year old daughter informed me that we didn’t have enough Halloween decorations. I’ll be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about the endless amounts of plastic Halloween tat that has been increasingly appearing in the shops. Each to their own but I don’t want it, it isn’t going to last and therefore,… Continue reading Halloween-Autumn Crafts


The Emerald Dress by Vivienne Kearns

Vivienne Kearns debut novel THE EMERALD DRESS is set in the Dublin at the time of Jonathan Swift. The Irish capital is second only to London in terms of prosperity and progress. Like its larger metropolitan cousin, social norms and class roles are clearly drawn – and the upper classes are keen to be as… Continue reading The Emerald Dress by Vivienne Kearns