Eurovision: Dreadful Song Contest or Economical Tool?

Eurovision is beginning to loom and much of this weeks showbiz news has circulated around the re-entry of Jedward in the competiton for a second consecutive year, and the choice of the UK to enter Engelbert Humperdinck as this years representative. The old criticisms around the competition are being rehashed with many deciding that Eurovision has […]

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Living Abroad: The Rules

When I moved to Germany I knew I would have to adapt to a lot of things: new food, a new language, new weather, and so on. I was ready for these and so far I have adopted pretty well I think. However, there were some lifestyle changes I was not expecting. We all know […]

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Whoever Said We Weren’t Fighters?

Although I was not present in Cork City last weekend, it was a proud Corkonian moment for me to see over 5,000 people come out in support of the Vita Cortex workers.

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Just A Little Case Of History Repeating

The weather is crazy here in Berlin at the moment! I am waking up to snow and -15 weather most mornings. There are no clothes in the world which can keep the sharp cold from slicing at my peachy skin. What is good about the weather though is the excuse it gives me to stay […]

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About Irishness

This is an old post I wrote last year following Lucinda Creighton’s talk at the ICD. Having read a number of newspaper articles these past weeks at confusion amongst Irish youth about their path in life and their sense of ‘abandonment’ of the home country, it got me thinking about being an Irish person abroad and what […]

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A Song A Day Keeps The Blues Away

Hello everyone! So recently I have been feeling a bit down. I think it has been a mix of a lot of things, settling back into Berlin, the weather and being sick, which has dragged me down a bit. I don’t want to get stuck in a rut like this so I am striving to […]

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This Is My Life

My previous posts here have ranged from reviews to political propaganda to fashion. They have no real logical following order but are simply a collection of my thoughts and personal opinions. I like it this way as I see my blog as a keyhole into my life for others, and a personal outlet for myself. […]

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Review Time!!

The beginning of this year I vowed I would post on my blog more regularly. Little did I know how hard it is to think of different topics to post about. I also want to keep this blog fresh and not simply be me ranting about various issues. So, after much I thought I decided […]

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A Little Bit of Bah Humbug

So, as we all are more than aware of now, Christmas 2011 is officially over. We have all written, probably a number of times already, about our Christmas traditions, the kind of Christmas we just had, and indeed, our New Year’s Resolutions. Yet, I have chosen to write another post about Christmas. Apologies to those […]

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2012, I Welcome You

Happy New Year everybody! So here we are at 2012, with 2011 far behind us. Resolutions are ahoy and I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and share some of mine with you. Only problem is that I am not really one for resolutions so don’t be too harsh on me when they are […]

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