Our Story

  My journey to being a social stirrer!! It all began in 2009 when my world fell apart and the recession hit us, as a family, personally.  I needed to do something and quick! As someone who viewed themselves with little or no talent I felt I was a good enough cook to start teaching beginners, so I started UmNumNum the Cookery school.  I had no capital, no connections, no clients and no...

Brainstorm in a Teacup!

I like to keep things short and to the point so don’t go expecting long winded blogs from me. My most favourite thing to do in the world is brainstorm.  I am a definite introvert so I love to sit down on my own and just let fly with ideas on a page and see what happens. But what I have realised  from working with lots of different clients and colleagues is that a dynamic group session is...

Muting is the new black!

So you think you have loads of followers on Twitter and each and every one of them is waiting with baited breath for your next announcement about your company?  Duh NOOO!!! People used to unfollow you if they didn’t want to see you constantly prattle on about how good your company is at this and that so at least you could count and measure those statistics.  Now with the rolling out of...

Worlds Best Bloggers Cookbook

This year in late May I was so excited to hear that a cookbook project that I worked on from inception had only gone and won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for best bloggers cookbook. I had the idea for the book way back in the Summer of 2012 and was thrilled and delighted that Goodalls of Ireland shared my excitement and gave me the go ahead to work on it.  With the help of a great designer...

World Social Media Day Cork 2010-2014

I’ve been organising World Social Media Day in Cork for the last 4 years along with a group of dedicated, creative and energetic mad men and women. This last year we decided to feed our inner Ted and went with a Father Ted themed party in the Sundays Well Tennis Club.  Of course we gave Ted a Social Media makeover.  He was Vined, Snapchatted, Tweeted, Facebooked, Foursquared and...