Sunday, August 14, 2022

COMPO CULTURE Why French kids have it better than Irish children

There's plenty about the French that gives me indigestion: Their bread, delicious but bloating, their endless red tape and paper culture and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

DON’T BE AFRAID TO GET ANGRY Life lessons by Ciara Allen

I'M MAD AS HELL AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE Who doesn't love a good rant?  To this day the words of news...

WHAT I’VE LEARNED One year on from going vegan on the telly

Vegan lessons so far: Vegan one year one: On the set of Brendan O'Connor's Cutting Edge, April 2018

LOUIS CK New girlfriend Blanche Gardin asks some uncomfortable questions about #metoo

The thing about Louis CK is, he never pretended he wasn’t a pervert. As he put it, ‘I want to be the Willy Wonka...

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...

WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN? From Jameela Jamil’s Kardashians rant to Coleen and Kim’s Loose Women...

Now where were we…oh yes…women doing a shabby job at supporting…wait for it…other women. Oh dear. Those naughty ladies have been misbehaving this week....