Orna is a former interior designer from Ireland, who also worked for many years in South Africa and Mozambique, specialising in home renovations. Now living in the Veneto area of Italy, Orna is writing a novel set in Venice and blogging about all things Italian. Her first book, on home renovations, was written specifically with women in mind and is available on Amazon.com and on Lulu: http://www.lulu.com/shop/orna-oreilly/renovate-redecorate-without-breaking-a-nail/paperback/product-21527692.html
It is called Renovate & Redecorate without Breaking a Nail.
Orna regularly writes for popular Italy Magazine and for glossy Irish magazine Anthology.
Also on Twitter as @OrnaOR and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/orna.oreilly you can keep up with her adventures throughout Italy and beyond.