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Beach hair, it shouldn’t cost a thing!

July 2, 2011 by

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Its July and finally there seems to be a temporary reprieve in the weather, so your flip flops are back and bare arms turn towards the missing sun in anticipation. I have wavy hair, bits of it, the rest seems to hover somewhere between frizz and spaniels ears. I do love the post sea swim […]

Recession X-Men

June 25, 2011 by

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Let me tell you about Tess

June 21, 2011 by

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Let me tell you about one of the weekly traders,  Tess, who  came laden with ideas, not just for what she would sell but for how much she could invest in herself and the scheme, her plans were so full it seems to miss out on only one ingredient…sleep. Tess’ determination speaks volumes to me […]

Audrey loves Clare

June 20, 2011 by

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Carved out by the play of elements over thousands of years, the diverse topography that ranges from karst in the North to marshy in the South, is County Clare.  It’s a special sort of County; so special that nature distinguished it from Ireland’s others by literally making it stand out on the map. All that […]

PechaKucha comes to Ennis

June 15, 2011 by

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A night of fun and inspiring presentations on various subjects in the fields of design, ideas, statements, concepts, the arts, life in general and lots lots more… Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where each presenter shows 20 images, each for […]

Raging against the Machine in Ireland

June 13, 2011 by

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  I set the Market Bazaar up in response to the protracted death knell of Ennis as I knew it. My father is a signwriter, we grew up in the middle of the Market and watched it change from a vibrant buzzing centre of commerce and social support to a giant car park with fewer […]

Cooking with Olive Oil, do’s and dont’s

June 13, 2011 by

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We all know that certain oils are healthier than others, but oil health goes beyond just the type. It turns out that the health of your oil can be related to how you use it, too. Each type of oil has what’s called a “smoke point.” The smoke point is the specific temperature at which […]