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...

Cork Penny Dinners Donation Appeal

This is a list of items needed by Cork Penny Dinners. If you can help by donating 1 item please let me know. I would really appreciate if some of you can help. Cork Penny Dinners give so many people hope. They give people who have nothing a hot meal and more importantly a place to talk to other people. This is a charity that is close to my heart. The homeless problem is so terrible in Cork at the...

Pho Restaurant and Bar Review

I was absolutely thrilled to see an authentic South East Asian restaurant and bar open in Cork recently and within a week of them opening, beat a hasty path to their door.  Let me say that I am a picky bugger with restaurants and I do not impress easily! The owners Prakash (Kash) Sivakumar and Brian Casey were generous enough to let me try loads of things on the menu the night we visited and I...

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...