Tuesday, January 26, 2021

LITERARY LOVER Áine Toner’s love affair with books

Áine's Top 10 'Quotes' 'Pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked,' wrote Jane Austen to her niece, Fanny.  This keeps me amused on...

JUST BREATHE Masking our primary health ally

Breathing. It’s a crime. At least it feels that way. They’re making kids from the age of six up wear masks to school here in France.

TASTE OF DUBLIN Sunshine, food and style make for a bumper weekend

The Taste of Dublin is possibly one of the luckiest events on the Irish social calendar when it comes to the weather. Baking temperatures...

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 HANDMAID’S TALE Expect lots of fashion references to Margaret Atwood’s chilling story

  The fashion world has fallen for the austere beauty of The Handmaid’s Tale, the Emmy award winning TV series based on writer Margaret Atwood’s...

JOAN DIDION At 83 this literary icon still fascinates and inspires

  Literary icon Joan Didion turned 83 this week and that elusively cool, intellectual allure still holds its magnetism for her millions of fans in...

BRANDO’S MENTOR The legacy of acting guru Stella Adler

In Spring 2017, Irish actress Jenn McGuirk received a scholarship to the iconic Hollywood school Stella Adler Academy of Acting and...

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...

CHRISTIAN DIOR 70 YEARS ON Aisling O’Loughlin looks back

It was the Irish born editor of the US edition of Harper’s Bazaar, Carmel Snow, who coined the phrase the New Look that trumpeted...

IT’S GETTING NIPPY OUT THERE Expect to see more free nipples

So where do you stand on freeing the nipple? The female areola of course. Fellas are free to flash theirs at will. No cause...