Quotes for every situation

I have always loved a good quote. The right quote at the right moment provides much needed perspective and wisdom, and can lift the spirits. Below are some of my favourite ones: Life Comparison is the thief of happiness (Theodore Roosevelt) Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor (H. Jackson Brown) TheContinue reading “Quotes for every situation”

Taking on the Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters in Sussex has been on my to-do list for a long time. Advantages include: It’s an easy day trip from London It gets some fresh coastal air pumped into those lungs The scenery is knock-out every step of the way It’s well serviced by buses along the way if you decide toContinue reading “Taking on the Seven Sisters”

Andy Murray: Serving up branding lessons to corporates

Andy Murray has recently become the number 1 tennis player in the world which will further enhance his brand. What branding tips can companies follow from the Scottish tennis player? By replacing Novak Djokovic as the world’s leading male tennis player, Murray’s brand value has been significantly increased. The 29 year old Scot has already builtContinue reading “Andy Murray: Serving up branding lessons to corporates”

Thankful Thursday!

Going to a staff conference today, I was not expecting to leave uplifted, inspired and with a host of new quotes to add to my ever-growing list of favourites! And you know my love of quotes! After being told that we are only half-way through a decade of austerity and that further cuts would be needed,Continue reading “Thankful Thursday!”

What not to say in an interview

There are very few people who relish the prospect of interviews. They are such a fine balance between selling yourself so that you tick all the job description boxes and trying to come across as normal person who others would like to work with. With so many things to consider- how formal should you dress, howContinue reading “What not to say in an interview”

The best £14 you’ll spend all summer

I went to Wimbledon for the first time last week and for just £14, I got to see some of the tennis greats chase that yellow ball and got exposure to a quintessentially British experience- queuing in an orderly fashion. It was money very well spent! The low down Lots of people set up campContinue reading “The best £14 you’ll spend all summer”

Croaking at Croagh Patrick

I’m embarrassed to admit that until this Christmas, I’d never successfully climbed Croagh Patrick in Mayo. This is despite the fact that my family has a house almost at the foot of the mountain. I had tried and failed in a particularly unfit state several years ago. After the gluttony of Christmas, I felt thisContinue reading “Croaking at Croagh Patrick”

Review: London Science Museum

History meets science in the permanent exhibition ‘The making the Modern World’ in the Science Museum which showcases memorabilia from the last 250 years that have impacted our lives. Objects on display range from the oldest steam locomotive from 1814, the V2 rocket from 1945 and the EMI Brain Scanner from 1971. While the inventionsContinue reading “Review: London Science Museum”

Taste of Dublin Hits Iveagh Gardens

For any foodies out there that missed Taste of Dublin recently, below is a recap on what the Irish capital has to offer in the fine dining stakes. This annual food festival, set in the beautiful Iveagh Gardens, showcases food from Dublin’s top restaurants such as Chapter One and Pichet. Twenty restaurants set up campContinue reading “Taste of Dublin Hits Iveagh Gardens”

10 signs that you are hurtling towards 30

I would like to preface this piece by saying that I am a VERY young 28! That said, 30 feels closer and closer and below are several signs that I have spotted in myself and my friends that indicate we are coming to the end of our 20s. Let me know what other patterns you haveContinue reading “10 signs that you are hurtling towards 30”