Author Archives: Nicibici

Goodbye 2016 – Hello 2017

So here it is. The compulsory end of year blog post. And what a year it’s been. As you all know 2016 has been dominated by illness and death making it without a doubt the worst year of my life yet. But right now I don’t want to talk about the bad parts of 2016 (you […]

Remembering Chris – a Tribute to my Wonderful Husband

Nearly three weeks ago my darling Chris passed away and I’ve been humming and hawing whether or not to write this post. Is the internet really the right place for something like that? Is it morbid to write about death and a blog? But then I was thinking of all the support I’ve received via social […]

For the Love of Vintage and Secondhand

I looooove shopping. Any type of shopping really. But what I love most is leaving the main street shops behind and find those little boutiques, vintage stalls and secondhand shops. When I moved to Ireland I discovered a particular gem called Siopaella. A small consignment store run by Ella that was sharing it’s premises with […]

The Story of Bananaman – Part #2

So I believe I still owe you guys this one. If you don’t know what I’m talking about you can read Part #1 here. My first few years in Ireland we lived in a fantastic apartment in the city centre. But both Chris and myself were dreaming of a house in the country with a […]

A very merry Christmas it was indeed

The holidays are over and we’re already in the middle of January. After spending the last two Christmases in Ireland myself and the little one were in for a treat this year. The month of December is so full of traditions and a time I miss my Swiss home the most. So it was with […]

Still here :)

Just thought I’d let you all know that yes I’m still here. The last few weeks have both been busy and quiet. So I’ve taken a little break from social media to catch up on things and spend time with my little family. So here’s a quick recap of what’s been going on: After the […]

Week #2 of my Month of Gatherings

Here’s the second instalment of the Belovelive photo challenge (Read about it here and here). I missed out on two pictures this week as Friday and Saturday were just so crazy and manic I wasn’t in the right frame of mind. But I’m determined to get all seven shots this week!! // 8 ~ Slow Life […]