Making proper filter coffee

Learning the Art of Brewed Coffee

Most of us love a good cup of coffee and more than ever we’re getting quite fussy about what kind of coffee we drink. With more and more independent coffee shops popping up in our city centres, we’re appreciating truly good coffee like never before. Ground Espresso, Northern Ireland’s largest independent coffee chain, invited me […]

Orla Kiely mugs

Feeding my Orla Kiely obession

If I have the chance to add some Orla Kiely homeware items to my mounting collection then you can bet I’ll do it! When online gift store Flamingo Gifts offered to send me items from their large online selection I was delighted. And I was even more delighted when I seen that they stocked Orla […]

Targetdry coat

Sunday evening stroll in my new jacket

Last Sunday was my Dad’s birthday and we celebrated with a roast dinner at Mum and Dad’s house. After wolfing down my lamb and potatoes we headed out for a short walk. My Mum and Dad have lived in the same house their entire married life (almost forty years!) and I count myself lucky that […]

trench coat and leggings

Saturday Style – trench coat and leggings

Yay for the weekend and keeping things cool and casual! The springtime weather has been unpredictable so trying to dress appropriately is difficult. My moss green long length trench coat from Primark has been a great transitional item although I can’t rate it highly on the quality front. I can’t seem to iron the wrinkles out […]