Arigato, My Good Friend

Many moons ago- I can’t quite say exactly how long as the ol’ memory ain’t what she used to be- I took the decision to do Transition Year. Partly because the very thought of spending a year free from homework and the monotony of regular…

What Makes Chelsea Dinsmore Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each…

Surprise, Surprise

The lights go down: the blackout treatment. Goosebumps. As down the glen one Easter morn to a city fair rode I, Their armoured lines of marching men in squadrons passed me by, No pipe did hum, no battle drum did…

Dear Me

If you could send a letter to yourself aged 16, what would you write in it?  Mila Dorosh is a Millennial Coach and founder of BLV Coaching. As an empowering, inspiring coach she works with leaders, teams of mixed generations, and…

Thank The Irish For Halloween

So it’s the first week in November, the gauntlet for the initial kickoff to the holiday season slowly winds down and the circuitry of the cerebral cortex seems to be up and running again, and so back at full power,…

What Makes Niyi Adeolokun Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each…

RIP Axel

The choral hiss of beer bottles being cracked open was quickly drowned out by the laughter and the shouting. One of the boys let a roar up towards the front for the radio to be switched off. A fresher duly obliged,…

The Importance Of Self-Doubt: A Conversation With An All-Ireland Winner

On the other side of my window darkness was descending; the vibrant city streets were just beginning to come to life. Saturday night fever. I closed my laptop with a trembling hand; I could feel my heart pounding against my…

A Good Year

Isn’t it interesting how our concept of time changes depending upon the direction we’re facing; looking back it always seems to go so fast. I mean, it feels like just yesterday we were enjoying a late night coffee in Itaewon….

My Inspiration

Inspiration comes in many forms. We can be inspired by people we know and people we don’t know, movies we watch, books we read and history we learn about. I believe we are all inspired at different stages in our…