For only the second year, LitCrawl is coming to the illustrious Hinterland Literary and Arts Festival, and I was lucky enough to be invited to host a reading! I will be going through an excerpt from my first novel, Dark Green, set in the County Meath town in the 1970s. What is LitCrawl? The principle … Continue reading Book Reading: LitCrawl at the Hinterland Festival June 24th
Thinking about hosting a murder mystery, but unsure where to start? Take a look at our video guide. And remember, live dangerously! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ytuNwT6y0U&t=140s Visit my Etsy shop, Bespoke Murder Mystery.
Hi everyone! So I have been spending a lot of time lately writing murder mystery games - but the biggest murder mystery I have been working on is my first novel Dark Green, which is now for sale in the Kindle store from today! If you would like to support an Independent author, please take … Continue reading First Novel Now For Sale!
Hello ladies and gents - it's been a while since we posted, but we have some very exciting news, we have just launched an Etsy shop selling printable murder mystery kits! So what's the deal with a murder mystery then, how do you host one? This blog post should answer most of your questions! Why … Continue reading Murder Mystery Shop Now Open
Ireland is currently undergoing a heat wave, something the non-pregnant me would have enjoyed with Pimms cups on the rooftop of the Marker and late night chats sitting outside a bar on South William Street. However this time I am nearly 33 weeks pregnant so doing all I can to stay cool, which is hard … Continue reading How to sleep in this heat!
In school, I was always a fan of the one-day intensive revision course. When I did my postgrad in PR last year, I couldn't wait for the two-day revision weekend to cram all of the materials in. I’ve always enjoyed the helicopter view where you can take in all of the key information and see … Continue reading What to Expect From A One Day Ante-Natal Class
Babymoons have never been so popular, but what if instead of a quiet weekend down the country, your babymoon is a week long stint at a foreign resort? Maybe you booked the getaway before you found out you were even pregnant? At 30 weeks pregnant, I travelled to Tenerife from Dublin for a week long … Continue reading Five essentials to pack for a sun holiday in your third trimester
One of the reasons we both love France so much and decided to get wed there is the food and drink. Even after work on a Tuesday evening we can't help but spool out some chicken liver paté and cornichons from Donnybrook Fair with a glass of Bordeaux...so the gastronomic considerations we made were significant. … Continue reading Guide to getting married in France: Food and Drink
Rain. That's the biggest weather concern an Irish bride usually has ahead of her wedding day, but with getting married in France in July - that went out the window. With average temperatures of 27C in Charente in July, and highs of 35C not unheard of, dressing for the hot weather was a major consideration … Continue reading Guide to Getting Married in France: Clothes, Hair and Make Up
Early pregnancy is a very exciting time as we find out that it all works, and there is indeed a new little member of the family on the way. However the symptoms can be really tough to manage. Where I avoided the worst types of morning sickness, for several months I really struggled to sleep. … Continue reading The best pregnancy sleep aids