Lockdown Loves: YVR Screen Scene

Photo credit: Sabrina Furminger @ YVR Screen Scene As I previously mentioned here, this new mini series of blog posts will be looking at my ‘Lockdown Loves’. In other words, the podcasts, the TV shows, the books… just the things that saw me through most of 2020 when I was in lockdown. First on my list... Continue Reading →

Jac is Back…

Well, here we are. We’ve reached February and already my plan to blog at least once a month in 2021 has not happened. I had every intention of writing something, but between finding the energy, a busy work schedule, and my MacBook deciding to break again, it became more of a ‘best-laid plans’ scenario... There... Continue Reading →

Nailed It!

A French manicure; a bright, bold colour; some funky nail art… I love treating my nails to a nice polish and treatment every so often. Well, more often than not, to be honest, but there is something about the whole experience that makes me feel better. Pic credit: Nailed by Lou Pre-Covid, when normal times... Continue Reading →

An Interview With Suanne Braun

A part of me still can’t believe that this interview took place and I was able to speak to the wonderfully talented actor, Suanne Braun. Suanne is known to many within the Stargate SG-1 fandom for her portrayal of the Goa’uld queen, Hathor. She is also a star of the stage and screen, having enjoyed a hugely... Continue Reading →

At Home With… Irishelle Crafts

For many, lockdown has provided an opportunity to discover a new hobby; whether it has been gardening, baking, or those seemingly never-ending DIY projects around the home. For others, however, it has provided the chance to spend a little more time on their favourite pastimes… and this has proved to be just the case for Irishelle Crafts. Based in the... Continue Reading →

Jump Up for Twist and Pulse

This article was originally published on InsideIreland.ie in July 2011. In our exclusive interview with Twist & Pulse, we talk to the duo about their overnight stardom thanks to Britain’s Got Talent, as well as their upcoming tour with Jedward. Twist & Pulse Glen Murphy and Ashley Glazebrook danced their way into our hearts after... Continue Reading →

Meet Paul Emerick

This article was originally published in the Ulster vs Glasgow official match programme on October 1, 2010. The beginning of September saw American Paul Emerick join the Ulster squad on a three-month contract. Taking time away from his busy training schedule, Paul spoke to Ulster Rugby about his introduction to rugby, what he gets up... Continue Reading →

Back in the Game

This article was originally published in the Ulster vs Aironi official match programme on October 8, 2010. Andrew Trimble has been a regular starter for the Ulster team since he joined the squad in 2005, following a development contract the previous year. Alongside his 104 appearances for his province, Andrew currently has 29 caps for... Continue Reading →

Mills Can’t Hide Her Delhi Delight

This article was originally published in The Belfast Telegraph on August 24, 2010. The Commonwealth Games gets underway in Delhi in October and in a series of features, Local Heroes will be looking at the athletes representing Team NI. First up is 400m starlet Joanna Mills. Ballyclare-born Joanna Mills is just one of the athletes... Continue Reading →

Whitten Brothers are Teaming Up for Ulster

This article was originally published in The Belfast Telegraph on March 19, 2010. Having made his Ulster debut last season, Ian Whitten is one of the province’s most promising young players. He was only too happy to share his thoughts on his progress to date. Ian Whitten “I’m very happy with how the season has... Continue Reading →

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