On a beautiful Spring day in April, 2011, we had the most gloriously-foodie-fun day at The Village at Lyons (“Lyons”) in Kildare. When I say “we”, I mean my former work Division Management group and I at our annual team-building “Away-Day”. Ten of us (5 lads and 5 lassies) went down to a team cookery course hosted by the celebrity chef, television presenter, and author, Clodagh McKenna. Back then she ran the course at Lyons (the latter property is now run as a hotel I understand).
I’m well known amongst my friends and family for my culinary skills…particularly Haricots Cuits Sur Rōtie (baked beans on toast)😊 . (I’m particularly skilled at opening the tin of beans without slicing my fingers off…well most of the time….popping them in the microwave for
At the time of writing, I am cocooned in Dublin due to Covid-19. I’m conscious that this is affecting people in very many ways; not least that Organ Donor Awareness Week 2020 (28th March – 4th April 2020) had to be postponed.
More than ever, this crisis gets me thinking of all those who struggle with their health all of the time....... particularly those waiting for an organ transplant. Organ donation is something that I strongly encourage. Now, I know that for many the idea of blood and body parts makes you squeamish. But try to get past that to think of the second chance of life you might be giving to another human being.
The main motivation for me championing organ donation is that I’ve seen at first hand in my own
My name is Mary and this is my bucket list blog ...having survived a near-death experience. I hope it encourages you to "live your best life". See how I'm completing my own bucket list items. And let me know how you're getting on with yours!