Monday, October 26, 2020

RACE TO THE BOTTOM The influence of Kim Kardashian

  Kim Kardashian: The ultimate influencer of a tacky and tawdry culture of sex tapes, plastic surgery, nude selfies and shameless self promotion where everything...

Oh là là! Emily in Paris may be one big cliché but I’m hooked

French critics may be unimpressed with all the clichés in Emily in Paris but the Netflix series is still captivating as Lily Collin's character falls in love with The City of Lights...

BINGO! How toned arms became the ultimate Power Woman’s muscle flexor in Hollywood

Wanna flex some celebrity muscle in Hollywood these days to show that age is but a number? Power arms are the way...

THE ORIENT EXPRESS An elegant reminder of travel history in County Galway

Forever associated with luxury rail travel during an era when passengers dressed for dinner, the Orient Express began its glamorous life in 1883 thanks...

HARVEY WEINSTEIN Why do we tolerate the intolerable?

Skip to content The recent Harvey Weinstein revelations have thrown up many questions about why society facilitates adult bullies and sexual predators. Blogger Laurie Morrissey...

MAN OF BOOKS George Burke among the gems at Killruddery Market

Time slows to the waft of coffee beans and a vast collection of books, all carefully selected by literary lover, George Burke, who you'll...

HOLY MOLY! The message behind Beyoncé’s twins post

So Beyoncé. Where to begin? Has she disappeared up her perfectly polished you know what by releasing that deific image of herself and her...

SUNDAY FUNDAY Remember when Sundays were sacred?

Do you remember when Sunday was sacred? When the notion of shopping on the Seventh Day wasn’t even a consideration? How we have changed. I...

CARAVAGGIO AND VERMEER The National Gallery’s exceptional return

The Historic Wings of the National Gallery will re-open in June after more than six years undergoing a complete refurbishment and renovation. It's being...

CANNES The world’s most controversial and seductive film festival

It may have a terrible track record for promoting female directors, for enforcing anarchic rules about high heels on the red carpet...