The anniversary of us
It’s been two years since our Sara had her first operation. Tomorrow is what we call her ‘cranioversary’ and although it sounds strange to say I am really looking forward to it. We are having a party. We baked the cake already. It turned out a bit flat, but what hasn’t in the last 12 […]
Purple cows aren’t that rare at all
Purple cows aren’t that rare at all This is a professional platform so I am not going to spam you all with photographs of my wonderful daughter and her bravery for this year’s craniosynostosis awareness month. Instead I am going to share how having a daughter with a rare disease has changed my view of […]
The Big Bang of Design, Democracy and Emojis
I have come to think of the invention of the internet as the ‘Digital Big Bang’ (I thought I coined this phrase, but there’s a book of the same name by Phil Quade[i] so I am going to call it ‘DBB’). The DBB exploded many traditional professions, with a ‘survival of the fittest’ culture forcing industries […]
‘Good Design’ or Design for ‘Good’ in a Global Crisis?
‘Good Design’ or Design for ‘Good’ in a Global Crisis? Over the past few weeks, my social media feeds have exploded. In a time where many are working from home, creativity and productivity seem to be up. Community spirit is at an all time high. Our Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s St Patrick’s Day address to the […]
How to: Get Your Business Online Fast & Cheap
How to: Get Your Business Online Fast & Cheap There has been a lot of social media posts I have seen recently about how to fill up what people consider to be endless hours of free time. I don’t know about you but I have a lot less free time than I used to. Now, […]
Not business as usual, but here’s one easy thing you can do for your start-up while working from home, in these extra-ordinary times.
Not business as usual, but here’s one easy thing you can do for your start-up while working from home, in these extra-ordinary times. OK, so it’s far from business as usual this week. This is not one of those business articles that completely ignore the fact that things are different right now. Also it’s not […]
Why I am an inspirational woman
Why I am an inspirational woman Last year on International Women’s Day I posted on social media about all of the inspiring women, and there are many, who have shaped my life. At the risk of sounding smug, this year, I would like to take a step back and post about why I am an inspirational […]
DIY Graphic Design for start-ups that doesn’t look like your 5 year old did it
OK, so you’re starting your business. You are now the CEO, Marketing Manager, Financial Director and Head of Operations, but all you actually wanted to do was do the thing you are really good at and love as a business. You have a small child who pops in to your ‘office’ every now and again […]