• Out and About

    Daring to go Against the Grain

    This Christmas, my daughter and I did something very different; we visited Ireland and climbed a mountain! Okay, so I later discovered it’s actually officially a hill, but since the height, rough terrain and steep gradients proved such a magnificent challenge, I am happy to remain blissfully ignorant. We conquered Mount Bray! Let’s rewind. Last Christmas I made a promise to myself that we would not have another simply ‘just okay’ Christmas. You know the one that looks like: Wake-up – open presents – watch boring TV – consume copious amounts of food – watch more TV – play games with the family – sleep. Don’t get me wrong, I…