Dream It & Do It!

Following on from the great success of my first ‘Dream It & Do It’ event in Ariel House with Nicola Carolan (The Naked Blondie), I am delighted to announce that I am teaming up again with Nicola.  This time we have even bigger and better plans. We invite you to join us in Killashee House Hotel … Continue reading

My Boy Freddy Buttons is a Finalist!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  When you immerse yourself in the imaginary world of an 8 year old boy, you begin to believe he is real and treat him like one of your own children.  Fact. Everywhere I go, people stop me to talk about Freddy Buttons – what they like in … Continue reading

Take A Break at Faithlegg House Hotel

Get Away From It All At Faithlegg House Hotel Did you ever just feel like you need to down tools and get away?  Just twenty four hours away from the hustle and bustle of life can do wonders for recharging your batteries and I have found the perfect place to do this.  Somewhere away from … Continue reading

Dream It and Do It!

So delighted to report that the first Dream It and Do It event last Thursday night was a huge success.  I don’t seem to have a minute to blog this weather so I’ve recorded a little piece to tell you all about it. Some pics courtesy of The Naked Blondie      So there you … Continue reading

Fiona Gets Fit – Days11-31

And so it continues – Project World Domination  FionaGetsFit! Want to know how I’m getting on?  Well I left you on Day 10 after a great zumba glass and then, well, Day 11 happened… Day 11: Decide to accompany my long-suffering husband on a trip to Tullamore.  He has an early morning meeting and by 11.30 the … Continue reading

Food, Family & My Latest Venture..

At a talk I was giving recently I mentioned that I only work with people I like.  A pretty broad statement I know.  In hindsight I probably should have said people I admire.  But that doesn’t sound right either.  So I’ve been trying to figure out exactly what I meant… The most important thing to … Continue reading

My Working Week..

Instead of doing a #FionaGetsFit for my Friday evening blogpost, I’ve decided to fill you in on the working week of a blogger/author/broadcaster.  I’m prompted to do this in advance of an event I am speaking at next week.  “Follow The Recipe”, an event organised by Lorna Sixsmith and Amanda Webb of We Teach Social, … Continue reading

Fiona Gets Fit: Days 4-10

Day 4: Another 2 mile walk done.  This time with Kate.  This time listening to music  (at last!).  More healthy BBQ food.  However, when they say nowadays that chocolate is good for you, I don’t think they meant the full bar of Turkish Delight I had after dinner.  Ah, it’s the weekend AND I’ve just … Continue reading

Freddy Buttons – have you spotted him?

I knew the time was fast approaching for my beloved Freddy Buttons to appear on some of the Glenisk yogurt range (2 of their products), but actually seeing Freddy “in person” in the supermarket the other day, was really quite something.  I may have screamed – okay I did.  There he was, my little boy, standing as … Continue reading

Rhubarb & Honey Cordial

Originally posted on Fiona Dillon Writes:
I love this homemade cordial.  With rhubarb from the garden, our own honey and cool sparkling water, this drink is both sweet and tart, and uber-refreshing, all at the same time.   You can keep the cordial in the fridge or freeze it in an ice cube tray to…