The Night Alive at The Lyric

Oh, Autumn weekends just have to be my favourite. Lighting candles and crunching leaves, warming recipes and hiding out under blankets. Everything seems to be a little quieter, a little slower…and I love it. One thing that (thankfully) is doing the opposite of slowing down, however, is The Lyric’s incredible schedule of shows that justContinue reading “The Night Alive at The Lyric”

Creativity, rest and “inhaling good air” in Carlingford

Hey friends! Another Monday is here: hope yours is going well! We have just under two weeks before our great adventure so we’re making lists, finishing up work projects, making sure nothing will blow up when we’re away, etc… It was nice to change the pace yesterday afternoon for a wee road trip. I’d neverContinue reading “Creativity, rest and “inhaling good air” in Carlingford”

Capture NI || Belfast’s Spring Market

Happy weekend, folks! Hope yours has been lovely. We aren’t taking tomorrow off but it’s still been a good’un, thanks mainly to the Spring Continental Market in Belfast. Hooray! There is only ONE thing I love more than Belfast’s Christmas Continental Market…Belfast’s SPRING Continental Market! The mix of cultures and smells and flavours and tastesContinue reading “Capture NI || Belfast’s Spring Market”

Capture NI || Silent Valley & Newcastle

Capture NI || Silent Valley from Gemma Ruth Brown on Vimeo. Happy Monday blogosphere! Hope you had a great weekend. We were up in Newcastle to celebrate my father-in-law’s 60th. So fun! We stayed in the Slieve Donard (dreeeeeamy) and did lots of chilling in the spa, exploring of the Mournes and eating of delicious food.Continue reading “Capture NI || Silent Valley & Newcastle”

Capture NI || Date night in Stranmillis

Welcome to my latest CaptureNI post! Dan and I spent a lovely date night in the Stranmillis area on Thursday. We had a delicious meal at Yum Restaurant and then saw The Shadow of a Gunman at the Lyric. Scroll down for some photos! Yum is a bright and friendly restaurant that is very aptlyContinue reading “Capture NI || Date night in Stranmillis”

Creator Quarter: Meet Ben from Angel & Anchor

Welcome to the very first post in my Creator Quarter series! I have amazingly talented friends who are making and doing really cool things in Northern Ireland, and I want to introduce them to you as part of Capture NI. First up, we have Ben Connolly from Angel & Anchor. We’ve been friends for a few yearsContinue reading “Creator Quarter: Meet Ben from Angel & Anchor”

CAPTURENI

Whew! How is it mid-April ALREADY!? Hope you had a great Easter break. Ours consisted of lots of time by the sea, family gatherings, good food (first BBQ of the season!) and good old-fashioned chilling out. Oh, and we also started a business! Spring is, I think, the most visually beautiful season. I love lookingContinue reading “CAPTURENI”