Sunday, February 5, 2023

LE BALLON ROUGE Why the kids are the VIPs of this year’s Cannes Film...

‘Welcome kids! You are the new VIPs’ - the latest star to the Cannes Film Festival offers a welcome new script...writes single...

NEW FEMINISM Enough of the women supporting women baloney!

Listen, I’m all for equality but there are some elements to this new wave of feminism that I can only say #notmetoo. That whole...

IMPOSTER SYNDROME How to tackle self-doubt…

Imposter Syndrome. Have you ever felt that all your accomplishments have been due to luck, chance, connections or...

CHRISTINA AGUILERA How wearing no makeup has become a political statement

Is it ever a good thing to be described as ‘unrecognisable’ without your makeup on? This week that’s how pop star Christina Aguilera has...

CELEBRITY AGE GAP Leo’s latest love and other tales…

It seems only right that 44-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio gets lumped with the torture of Instagram duty as penance for perpetually choosing...

JUDY WONG In her own words on dealing with sexual assault

In December 2009, Irish make-up artist Judy Wong packed up and set off on an adventure to Canada where she stayed for four years....

RICKY GERVAIS On humanity and why opinion trumps fact in a post truth era

Is social media turning us into a big bunch of uniformed, easily offended, pack mentality thicks? Probably. Unapologetic rabble-rouser Ricky Gervais certainly thinks Twitter...

BRAVE LIVING 40 Things Dr Ray Refuses To Do Anymore

Celebrated author and clinical pscychologist Dr Rebecca Ray outlines the things she refuses to do having turned...

EXQUISITE LOCATION Why is Ballyfin considered the best hotel in the world?

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains, Ballyfin house in County Laois is noted as one of the best hotels in the...

THE ART OF THE BACKHANDED COMPLIMENT The encouragement you do not need

'You’re not half as fat as you look on the telly,’ used to be my favourite backhanded compliment when I worked on the box....