On the first weekend of my NYC adventure last October, I spent the Sunday in the Lower East Side at the annual Grub Street Food Festival, happy as a pig … well, happier than the pigs on the spit, put it that way.
I have an obsession. This is my second time to New York in 2013. I know this may seem somewhat indulgent but when I came over back in March it was all in the name of family. As I explained then, my Melbourne-based brother and sister-in-law were travelling to NY – for the first time […]
Due to a hectic workload prior to leaving Dublin, there were a number of things that got put on the long finger. Number one was getting my sewing machine serviced. It had a glitch, now it won’t work properly and I need to drop it in to town but it’s oh so heavy and the […]
By way of documenting my NY experience, I took along my Special Gentleman’s fancy camera, pretended I knew how to use it and have happily snapped my way through the city. The collection of images grew and I planned to upload regularly to avoid a highly possible mass deleting incident. Turns out that not only […]
This morning I woke up aching – that satisfactory stiffness that comes from knowing you have done something positive for your body; in my case, yoga. One of the many things I promised myself that I would do during my month away is to spend some time every day exercising. Over the weekend, I set […]
A number of months back, during a bout of relentless insomnia, I wrote a post entitled ’30 … something?’ On waking the next day, I made the decision not to share it because, although I really don’t mind giving a lot of myself, I worried that its personal nature might make those around me feel […]