Little Journeys — Another six weeks of staying close to home …


LITTLE JOURNEYS — Grand Canal, Offaly. Local walks make us appreciate beautiful surroundings.

We are back in lockdown in Ireland again due to Covid-19!

If we look at the restrictions, all we see is negative.

If we reframe that to look at the positives, everything looks different ..

Think about…


INDOOR PLANTS — An Old Pleasure revisited 🌵🌿🌱

Conservatory Dreaming — Inspired by New Orleans
Since we have had no travels out of Ireland this year, we jumped at the chance of a pre-loved conservatory (described as an orangery or sun- room, apparently because it has a roof! …

How life gets in the way when we are busy making other plans!


PRIORITIES = What you dedicate your time to …

When the important areas in life are in balance, we can throw ourselves into other things with greater energy and a clear, focussed mind. …

World of Work Advice


Anne Scally, HR Consultant

In my previous post on Interview Tips I said that I would write a more in-depth article on competency based interviews as it is the area where I mostly see interviewees getting stuck time and time again.

So what are competency based interviews? competency based…


Anne Scally HR Consultant


Your preparatory work begins well in advance of the interview itself. Preparation is the ‘mother of success’ and you cannot over prepare for an interview.

You should have a clear understanding of what the requirements of the job are from both the job advertisement and the job description…


Wearing clothes to express yourself

Why Clothes Matter:

Although there are far more serious issues in the world, how we look and dress does have an affect on us. There is scientific evidence which says how we dress affects our personality, mood, confidence, and even the way we interact with others.

First Impressions


Grabbing The Wheel — driving your own life.

Two takes on the same theme. Joint motivational blog for success at work and home by author Geraldine O’Neill and HR Consultant Anne Scally.

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