Friday, October 22, 2021

ESCHEWING CONSUMERISM? Why it’s near impossible with Instagram Ads profiling

Honestly! I don’t want to be a fashion idiot, slavishly following trends and consuming fast fashion without so much of a whisper as to...

AGE APPROPRIATE DRESSING Is it relevant anymore?

Mutton dressed as lamb. Lamb dressed as mutton. Age appropriate dressing. What does it even mean any more? The whole charade has been blown...

BAD BLOOD Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun

Can you even call yourself a celebrity if you haven’t had a bust up with Taylor Swift? From...

IN PRAISE OF MEN Before things get too gender fluid

Oh men, men, men! You incorrigible bunch. Between starting wars for profits and power you ole rascals...

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 TROUBLE WITH WEDDINGS Expect drama even if you are perfect

Weddings. Who’d have one one? With the best of intentions and the fullest of hearts, they are always, ALWAYS, contentious. If you think yours...

HOLOTROPIC BREATHING High on your own supply

Drug dealers look away now. I’ve just got off my head on, whisper it, air. Like proper buzzing. Best buzz of...

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...

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...

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Rebecca Bourke is on a mission

Producer Rebecca Bourke is a woman on a mission.  Having just completed the What would you do? campaign on domestic violence with Oscar winner...