Working breakfast – where to get the best coffee in Dublin

If you are a professional juggler (read: working parent) like me and Mr Mind the Baby then you’re probably all too familiar with the idea of grabbing breakfast on the run on a working day.

While we certainly aspire to fully dressed, blow-dried hair (me), fully made up face (him), and a healthy, filling breakfast before we leave (both), the reality is often somewhat different.

And that’s where the beauty of our capital city comes into its own! We are spoilt rotten with fabulous eateries catering for our breakfast needs – both eat in and take away. I thought I’d share my favourites with you because you never know when you might be walking past their door and they’re so good it would be a crime against yourself not to pop in to try them out. Continue reading Working breakfast – where to get the best coffee in Dublin

Lost art of conversation

There’s been a quiet absence in my life for a while now. It’s something that I’ve only realised recently but it has been gone for quite some time.

Life is so busy. There’s rushing to and from work, work itself, crèche drop offs and pick ups, shopping to be done, dinners to be made, stories to be read, tickles to be delivered, swimming lessons to go to, extended family commitments, juggling different work schedules, trying to get some exercise in, all those things. Life at full speed – as life is, you might say. Continue reading Lost art of conversation