Ljiljana (Lili) came to Ireland in 2001 to learn English and was totally shocked when she walked out of class one day and Dalibor from her hometown was waiting for her, he swiftly dropped to one knee in Grafton street and proposed. After Lili & Dalibor married she followed her dream of becoming a writer and to-date has written over a 100 stories for a Croatian magazine and 3 novels, one of which will also be published shortly in English.
In 2015, her husband got an opportunity to work in an IT company based in Dublin and they did not think twice about moving back here with their son. In her spare time, Lili enjoys making cakes in specific shapes (teddy bear, leprechaun hat, Barbie doll, …), Reading and Travelling.
Zeljka is married to Lili’s brother Pipi, but Lili thinks of her as her ‘real’ sister. When Zeljka is not working at the Bank, she enjoys cooking local foods, reading and cycling. Zeljka always prepares Lili’s favourite Croatian meals when she returns on holidays & they often exchange recipes.