Smart Phone, Dumb Mind (Part 1)

With a distraction device barely ever out of our hands, our thoughts caught in the “net” and spiraling down a never-ending scroll-hole, have we stopped to realise how the workings of our minds have suffered as a result? Do we not understand that being so externally connected is damaging the relationship we have with our…

Be Faith Filled, not fear filled

Corona has people’s hearts trembling, the economy shaking and the world shivering. It is a challenging time for all of us – waking up to new developments every morning has made each day unpredictable. This insecurity and daily uncertainty has some of us in a state of fear. Worrying not only about the illness itself…

Spiritual Support & The Saturday Night Show

  The world is in a crisis right now and it’s during these challenging times that we should look up and fix our eyes on the Lord. Not only do trials and tribulations test our faith but they draw us closer to Him. Five years have passed since appearing on Brendan O’Connor’s “The Saturday Night…

The Surprising Physical Benefits of my Chemo & Double Mastectomy

Today is my 5th Cancerversary and with 5 years of healthy post-treatment-living under my belt, I must say there are some unexpected positive effects. To name but a few, I enjoy having thicker hair, a bigger cup size and not being able to breastfeed – hello well-rested mama!  Here are 3 other stand-out benefits:   Brushing…

What to get a Chemo Queen for Christmas

Christmas is around the corner and it may be hard to know what to get the Chemo Queen in your life, especially something that could be useful and greatly appreciated. During my cancer treatment, I felt absolutely cuddled by all the support I received. Every few days felt like my birthday as little packages came…

Palermo Birthday Weekend

    Approaching my 35th birthday, I had nothing special planned….until something special popped up! Gaetano’s (my husband) cousins had come over to Sicily from Rome and they were going to Palermo for the weekend so we decided to join them and stay with Gaetano’s brother and his wife who live there.   It’s pretty…

My Christmas Diary

My 2 week Christmas holiday- with loved ones from Sicily-Rome-Ireland-London.
Better late than never?

Cork-On-Ice

As I sit here in recovery from my second operation, January is drawing to a close and I can faintly hear spring’s whispers haunt winter’s last breath. If you are looking for one last “hoo haw” to honour the end of the sleepy cold months before spring’s sunshine warms your face again, Cork-on-Ice in Mahon…