Love | Instagram

Love | Instagram

  This is one of those posts I had running through my head since August when Robynn (Woollythinker) mentioned in the comments section about writing a post on Instagram and how I choose my images. I found it really difficult to explain how my brain works so...
Love | Expectations in Parenthood

Love | Expectations in Parenthood

Last week we finally had some time off as a family. Like many young families, we don’t get to do this often and with two toddlers, well, you can imagine already being worn out before you pack and start making sure everyone has everything they need. The weather,...
Love | Elemental

Love | Elemental

Recently I have found a lot of joy playing with images so I decided to take part in the Elemental photo challenge albeit rather late for this particular one. I like to push myself to learn new things and I’ve been trying to develop my own eye for taking images...
Love | Follow Your Own Path

Love | Follow Your Own Path

This post started over on Instagram as an answer to the Makelight 365 prompt “Path”. I realised as I typed, that what I wanted to say needed more than an Instagram caption.  Following your own path is difficult especially for those of us who are scared of...
Craft | Traditional Crafts

Craft | Traditional Crafts

I know what you’re thinking, “These older traditional crafts aren’t for me” I’ll nod my head and ask you why not?     I’m a maker and just one member of the Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers. The reason I make, craft and create is a personal one but...
Love | Those Quiet Mornings

Love | Those Quiet Mornings

Those quiet mornings that start at dawn where the promise of a great day begins. You know those ones where the birds are singing and sunlight is filtering through the curtains? Those ones that follow with your child’s laughter breaking through the birdsong, not...
Love | The Small Following

Love | The Small Following

Yesterday I posted a tweet saying that I missed a blog from a professional writer. It’s true I do but he isn’t gone from the blogging world, he’s here and in fact now he has a following of over 100K a month and is doing incredibly well for himself....
Grow | Local

Grow | Local

Sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against you and I’m having one of those weeks where I’m being pulled along with gentle nods here and there that I’m right where I should be. It’s an odd feeling because usually, I feel like...
Love | The Downside of Working from Home

Love | The Downside of Working from Home

Following on from my last post on Creativity, Productivity and the Voice Inside, I wanted to share a little more about working from home and the effect that has had on me as a person and the knock-on effect that has on the blog and podcast. I know what your thinking,...