It was one of those magical moments in life that I’ll never forget. We had sandy hair and toes, glowing tanned faces from the week of sunshine and big smiles all round. The funny thing is our phones and therefore our cameras were dead. The picture in my head of this magical swim is all I have as a reminder. The heatwave in Ireland 2018, a camper van and endless memories of the road less travelled.... Read More
It's one year since I completely left accountancy and focused on Liwu Jewellery. Is my life different? Read More
There are many types of Dads out there and they all mean something special to us. The two Dads I know the best are my own Dad and my husband. Ahead of Father's Day 2018, I write about what these Dads mean to me and my girls. Read More
Last weekend, I took a day off from being the owner of a business and being a mum. I went to Well fest – Ireland’s largest health, fitness and wellness festival. It was an all-round good day of self-care – fitness, contemplation and laughter. Here is some of the things I learnt from my day.
In Ireland we are obsessed with the weather and it turns out our ancestors were too! Read More
After the Everyone Wins Oscar Nominee Gift Bag inclusion, we knew it was time to upgrade the site. Read More
‘No one is you, and that is your superpower’ – Marissa Carter. Well then, if you are the superpower, you must take care of you! Read More
This week the All Ireland Ploughing Championships are on! The largest event held in rural Ireland and indeed one of the largest outdoor events in Europe. It has me reflecting on why I live in rural Ireland. Read More
For a long time, achieving balance in my life has been a goal for me. I even designed a necklace to represent it. Immediately, I was drawn to the Five Fold symbol and its representation of balance. A universal symbol, ancient Celtic druids believed that balance promoted serenity. Read More
I wanted to share some of the personal challenges I faced when I started Liwu Jewellery and sometimes still do. I hope my tips on how to overcome them help all you budding entrepreneurs.
For Liwu Jewellery, the UK market has been a focus for the past year, with one brick and mortar store in London and three online UK based ecommerce stockists. However, in light of Brexit, I am giving this some careful consideration. Read More
Here is a letter I was asked by a newspaper to write when I explained my journey from accountant to jewellery designer. Its deeply personal but has led to this new personal blog. Read More