The Truth About Allergies and Why They Must Not Be Seen as Burdens

How it took a near-death experience to understand the seriousness of living with allergies Chocolate that can be eaten by a person with severe egg and nut allergies along with an epi-pen and proscribed medication (credit: Eidhne Gallagher) This is one of the most difficult things I have ever written about, but at the same …

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Experience on Erasmus – Orientation

The first three weeks on Erasmus were spent taking part in an orientation program. What this program involved was morning German classes, important form filling and a chance to get to know your fellow year abroad students. So from 29th September until 21st October, I took part in the orientation program in order to get …

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Experience on Erasmus – First Foot Forward

It’s always weird moving into a new place. You cautiously make your way into a stark, cold room, not knowing what to expect. The view of the University of Trier from the apartment window. (Credit: Eidhne Gallagher) One thing I will say, the moment you move into a new place, there’s a lot to be …

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Life With a Springer Spaniel – Strange New Obsession

From the date of my 23rd birthday, I began a new obsession; collecting Funko Pop Figurines. It's mad; whenever I see a figurine from something I enjoy, I have to get it. While I try to be careful not to go too overboard with buying so many, I often couldn't resist temptation! From Marvel, to …

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Life With a Springer Spaniel – Working Buddy

Murphy having a nice snooze on my bed! (Credit: Eidhne Gallagher) When the pandemic hit Ireland in March 2020, life went into stopmode. Up until the very last minute, I was kept working in the office. But when it was finally clear that non-essential workers had no choice but to work from home, I had …

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Life With a Springer Spaniel – The Stubbornness with Socks

Overtime, Murphy began to grow out of his obsession with shoes. He no longer sniffed around and tried to chew up slippers and heels. We were finally free to leave our shoes lying around once again! But we soon learned there is one that Murphy will forever be stubborn about giving up. Socks. I think …

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