People usually give up things for Lent. My friend Sarah, on the other hand, decided to take on the challenge of blogging every day (just as she has returned to work after having the cutest little baby boy!) on different themes around faith. She invited me to guest post today on the topic of ‘charity’.Continue reading “CHARITY: LOVE IN ACTION”


I was super excited to be invited to have a little nosy around the Action Cancer shop in Bangor. Action Cancer shops around the UK have been revamped to look more like boutiques, with cute wallpaper and glossy shelves showing off their best pre-loved collections. So on a bright, freeeeeezing day, Dan and I grabbedContinue reading “CHARITY SHOPPING WITH ACTION CANCER”

Going Make-up-free For Cancer

My Facebook feed this morning has been taken over by beautiful women and girls posting “make-up-free selfies” in a bid to raise awareness of breast cancer. It has also been taken over by people showing support and by others expressing dislike for the campaign’s delivery. If you have taken part in this morning’s campaign, wellContinue reading “Going Make-up-free For Cancer”

#internationalwomensday inspiring change

Today I get to celebrate women at 3 International Women’s Day events with work. I’m just back from the first, and I’m still processing it – it was hugely inspiring. Belfast is known for its construction of the Titanic, and in recent years has opened the Titanic Centre, which tells the story of the shipContinue reading “#internationalwomensday inspiring change”