Boston Mum and Son trip!

Boston ticked all the boxes for our perfect mum and son bonding trip.  Education is a hot topic in our house with the Junior Cert Exam looming for my son next June. I’m a believer […]

Girls Love London!

 Everyone has a London story. Mine includes a summer spent working in Harrod’s food hall when I was a student the same year as Live Aid, followed by frequent visits during my Halcyon Days as […]

Yummy London!

When I was a sock designer in the eighties I used to travel to London every couple of weeks, but since the new millennium I have only been a handful of times for fleeting visits. […]

Athlone for teens and tweens

The summer holidays can feel long when you have a teen and a tween shuffling around the house but living in Ireland we often forget that there is plenty to do on our doorstep. I […]

California Dreaming!

Published in the Sunday World Magazine 7th June 2015 Our dream car from Sixt Car rental on the Pacific Coast Highway A Family Road Trip could well be a recipe for disaster, especially with a […]

Powerscourt and The Garden of Ireland

Everyone seemingly wants to come to Ireland. I heard today that George Clooney and his new wife have intentions to make Ireland their holiday destination this summer, so as a native I’d like to make […]

Paris en famille!

It’s not easy to escape to the Christmas markets alone so I devised a cunning plan to make a trip to Paris for the entire family. Ten year old Nicole loves shopping, hubby’s new hobby is photography […]

Venice with the Kids

There are few cities more perfect for a romantic breakaway than Venice. But does it have the X Factor for families? I recently took my husband, ten year old daughter Nicole and teenage son Mark, […]

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