Dara, our son, wanted to see Monaco : Monte Carlo here we come 🏎🏎🏎 My husband Brian and myself drove to Monte Carlo from Nice many years ago. Sheer terror is my most vivid memory. Everyone was driving like they were in The Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. No exaggeration! Apologies, I can’t describe… Continue reading Monte Carlo, Monaco Revisited
Provence on The French Riviera sums up the essence of France for me : spectacular seascapes, scenery, sunshine, seafood, shellfish, seaside terraces & breathtaking beaches, boats & boutiques. My husband Brian, myself and our son Dara spent 6 outstanding days in Antibes. We also visited Monte Carlo, Biot and Juan les Pins. Dara lives in London and instead… Continue reading Antibes, avec Brian and Dara
A Tale of entertaining some of Hollywood’s elite families in my home. A night with the Stars ✨✨✨✨ Gregory Peck’s daughter Cecilia Peck Voll, her husband Daniel Voll and her daughter Ondine Peck Voll visited Ireland in 2014 to present The Dingle International Film Festival (DIFF) Gregory Peck Award to Actress Laura Dern. Laura was… Continue reading A Tale of entertaining some of Hollywood’s elite families in my home.
The day I tried to have lunch in Le Jules Verne Restaurant in the Eiffel Tower I’ve always wanted to view Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. 360 degree view of Paris. However, I love Paris too much to waste 3 hours or more queuing for the privilege. You need to savour “The… Continue reading The day I tried to have lunch in Le Jules Verne Restaurant in the Eiffel Tower
THE NIGHT I MET SAOIRSE RONAN AT THE SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - A SEQUEL TO THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan honoured at the Santa Barbara Film Festival 2016. Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan to receive the Outstanding Performers of the year on Monday, February 8th in… Continue reading THE NIGHT I MET SAOIRSE RONAN AT THE SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – A SEQUEL TO THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP
THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP Johnny Depp to receive the Maltin Modern Master Award for his outstanding performance as mobster Whitey Bolger in the film “Black Mass” The Martin Modern Award is the highest honor at SBIFF. Thursday February 4th 2016 Johnny Depp was in our shop Brian de Staic Jewellers in Dingle… Continue reading THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP
This Sister City visit was a roller coaster of celebrations, celebrities, red carpets & green rooms, so many memories. Jeff Bridges, Johnny Depp, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams & Saoirse Ronan to name just a few. I’ve decided to write the blog in installments. A little recap : The Private meeting with Mayor Helene Schneider at City Hall… Continue reading 2016 Dingle Sister City Visit Santa Barbara Film Festival
I’m delighted with the nomination for the Liebster Award. https://theglobalaussie.com/liebster-award-2018/ I’m new to blogging so I was shocked & chuffed at the nomination. The nomination is itself the award – it’s a nice way of saying you are doing a good job and being recognized for your efforts. https://theglobalaussie.com/liebster-award-2018/ Although I was nervous when I… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination https://theglobalaussie.com/liebster-award-2018/