Making a Will: Your Questions Answered Part Two

By | September 4th, 2016|Categories: Dying Matters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Welcome to Part Two of Making a Will with Gwen Bowen of Bowen & Co Solicitors In this short series, I’ve put the key questions to Gwen, who has kindly taken the time out to answer [...]

How We Grew Our Instagram by 1000 Followers in a Month Without Paying

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Blogger Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |

First things first, everyone’s style is different but buying followers will do you no favours. Sure you’ll have a lot of followers and look very cool, but they won’t be engaged, they probably won’t interact [...]

Making a Will: Your Questions Answered Part One

By | August 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Dying Matters|Tags: , , , , , |

When should I make a will? Do I need to discuss it with my family? What about inheritance tax? These are just some of the questions that so many of us want to know, but [...]

8 Travel Bloggers Who Inspired Me to Quit My Job and Travel the World

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

I'd be lying if I said that to quit my job to travel the world was an easy decision to make. I remember in January 2016, I was sitting at my desk editing photos while [...]

Rated and Reviewed: The Westgrove Hotel and Conference Centre in Clane

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , |

My head bobbed up and down in the water - it had been a while since I’d had a good swim! Behind me Mam floated along, her hair expertly tucked into her swimming hat. We [...]

Places We Love: The Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Ireland, Places We Love|Tags: , , , , , |

We love horses and we also love gardens, so naturally being in Kildare for a breakaway, it made sense for us to head to the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens. The Irish National Stud [...]

18 Blogger Questions Answered by the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Blogger Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Over the past few months, bloggers and disclosure have come to the forefront in the media, but there has still been a lot of confusion in the air. Is this an ad? Do I need [...]

“Is Pikachu the yellow fella?”: How Pokémon GO brought Mam and I closer

By | July 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

There’s a global phenomenon that’s sweeping the world at the moment, and if you haven’t heard about it you’re probably one of the very few. To say I’m a Pokémon-fanatic is an understatement. From the [...]

What We’d Do Differently: Five Things That Went Wrong in Vietnam

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , |

We’d be lying if we said that our entire trip was peachy but then again that’s part of the adventure. While our blog diaries may have just lightly touched on some of the issues that [...]

What’s in a name: Why is our blog called “Before My Mam Dies”?

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

For many, if you see the word “death”, “dying”, “dies”, “died” in a sentence you’re instantly taken aback. That’s understandable, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. When I, Úna-Minh, came up with [...]