Taking care of your superpower – My 5 self-care rituals

'No one is you, and that is your superpower' - Marissa Carter. Well then, if you are the superpower, you must to take care of you!

Why I live and work in rural Ireland and how maybe you can too…

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.   I grew up in Co Wexford in the sunny south east of Ireland. When I was 17 … Continue reading Why I live and work in rural Ireland and how maybe you can too…

Ditching the Mom guilt this summer

As the school holidays draw near, I already feel mum guilt going into overdrive. The kids will be home for about eight weeks. Eight weeks of no school or no routine has disaster written all over it – for me anyway. If you work, run your own business or even if you do stay at … Continue reading Ditching the Mom guilt this summer

The British Attraction – the fading shine of proximity………

When an Irish business is looking at potential markets outside of Ireland, the most obvious choice will always be the UK. 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. I have attended ‘Meet the … Continue reading The British Attraction – the fading shine of proximity………

From Black to White to Grey – a personal account of how I got here.

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.  Dear Áine, I must say as I think about you, I am in admiration. At 18 years old you are very self-assured … Continue reading From Black to White to Grey – a personal account of how I got here.