Monday, March 4, 2024

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

LILLET Bordeaux’s summer aperitif that’s Bond approved

Considering the medical community consider James Bond a chronic alcoholic, perhaps it’s best not to follow his advice for his famous Vesper...

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....

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...