Lilac Lee – Review

One of the things that I love most about being a tarot reader is that I meet really interesting and beautiful people. Last Saturday I had the pleasure of meeting Cynthia Kennedy of Lilac Lee, an Irish handcrafted skincare range. Having a child with eczema, I normally just go straight by anything fancy or nice…

Things my two year old has cried about today…

My youngest is two and a half – and we are in the height of toddler tantrums. She doesn’t know what she wants, but she definitely knows what she doesn’t want. And isn’t afraid to demonstrate emphatically. Here is a list of things that she has cried* about today: Waking up Not being able to…

Childs Farm – Review

Childs Farm products are naturally produced, smell great and are full of beautiful ingredients. This is all great, but what really got my attention was that it is eczema friendly. Now, to bring you all up to speed, my eldest is now five but has had really bad eczema since he was six weeks old.…

A letter to my fifteen year old self…

Dear 15 year old Jane, Never ever ever fucking change. Also, if The Exploited managed to get on Top of the Pops, anything is possible. In case you ever forget that the video is here. Yours, Old Jane Ps, keep your 90’s clothes, they come back in sooner than you would think.  

Summer reflections…

So, the local nursery gave each student in my sons primary school a sunflower seed in a pot at some point after Easter last year as part of an educational outreach programme. I regarded it with dread, as I don’t have the best track record with plants surviving my care. We have minded this seed from its…

National Maritime Museum

Today we took advantage of the holidays and decided on a day trip to Dun Laoghaire. The National Maritime Museum had been on my list for a while, and we decided to make a day out of it. We parked in the car park attached to the Lexicon Library, which is pricey at 2.40 an…