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Make Your Sloe Gin - nessymon

It’s Time to Make Your Own Sloe Gin

It’s Time to make Your Own Sloe Gin I’ve finally done it! After years of thinking ‘Ooh I should do that!’, I’ve finally got my ass in gear and got everything together and have made some sloe gin, which should [...]

November 5, 2017 Living

Summer in the City // Tip for Surviving Smelly Armpits

It’s that time of year when it heats up a little, which for the most part is a good thing. Less rain and a bit of warmth can make us forget for a little while that winters, in this part [...]

June 17, 2017 Living, London
Head in Hands - redundancy - nessymon

Tips For Staying Sane When You’ve Been Made Redundant

Redundancy sucks, properly sucks. Through no fault of your own, you’ve been landed on the dole queue, or if you’re in the UK, the line for the Job Centre. I know it sucks as it recently happened to me. You’ll [...]

February 1, 2017 Living
A year in the life

A Year in the Life – So Long 2016

Ah 2016, I’m glad to see the back of you. On August 8th this year, I started a draft blog post but never finished it. It had the working/title of ‘Why I won’t let June 24th define my year’. The [...]

December 31, 2016 Living
Christmas in London - nessymon

Making New Traditions // Christmas in London

Christmas in London I was asked by a well known Irish website to share my thoughts about Christmas abroad and what Christmas is like for me in London. For some reason, they didn’t publish it, so I thought I’d share [...]

December 24, 2016 Living, London
Travel Documents UK and Ireland

Travelling between the UK and Ireland // What Travel Documents do I need?

You’re a living in the UK and heading to Ireland. There’s a moment of panic as you realise that your passport is out of date. Fear not! There are ways around it. And I’ve put everything into one handy post [...]

December 17, 2016 Dublin, Living, London