Having a laugh

I’ve been off the radar for a month now! My how time flies. Just a little snippet of what I’ve been up to: A quick spring trip home to Canada to eat great true north strong and free food (and to see my family and friends of course). Joining the Irish workforce in Kildare, goingContinue reading “Having a laugh”

Mid-March mayhem

Our Paddys Day (or St Patrick’s Day) celebrations went off last weekend without a hitch. Everyone’s flights arrived on time, nobody lost their luggage, we had a front row view of the parade, found a space to rest our pints and it didn’t rain! We took our friends around the village we live in inContinue reading “Mid-March mayhem”

The life of a LOL

We’ve been run off our feet these days. While the husband has been working for the past month at his new job, I’ve been busy buying bedding, sorting internet, attempting to make detox smoothies, ringing car salesmen and testing out the local cafes. And I tell you, the life of a Lady of Leisure (LOL)Continue reading “The life of a LOL”

Oh Canada

We have been in my home country, Canada, for two weeks now and have noticed just a few things. – We will never be warm enough. The mercury’s been solid since we’ve been here, never straying too far from -10. That’s Celsius people. – Our dollars are stretching further. Between home cooking, $5 breakfasts andContinue reading “Oh Canada”

The adventure begins

We are sitting at the airport in the lounge waiting to board our flight. We’ve made multiple weigh-ins and the check in area bins are now stuffed with toiletries, runners, magazines and other odds and ends that were weighing us down. Literally. We couldn’t get through until I moved my belongings around and I’m nowContinue reading “The adventure begins”

Melbourne weekend

Now that you know how much of a struggle it was for me to get to Melbourne, let me fill you in on what we did. We ate lazy weekend breakfasts in St Kilda and at the Fleur Depot de Pain near our hotel on Albert Park.   We wandered into the CBD, tramming itContinue reading “Melbourne weekend”