Marvel Studio’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was ground-breaking for a number of reasons. After being in development for nearly two decades, it crashed into the cinematic world, a welcome escape from the real world’s Covid environment. Not only is it the fifth highest-grossing film of 2021, it’s also the first Marvel film with an Asian director and a … [Read more...] about The importance of culture in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The European Ultimate Championship Finals 2021 (also known as XEUCF) took place from September 30 to October 3. The ultimate stage for European Ultimate Frisbee, club teams qualified directly from the national championship, the Irish nationals being held in Limerick from September 11-12. This year, the XEUCF occurred in Brugge, Belgium, with Ireland sending 4 teams: … [Read more...] about Irish representation at the ultimate frisbee European Championships 2021
There is nothing quite like the physicality of a book. The heaviness of it in your hands, the crispness of pages. Words printed on paper, bound together between covers. I have always been a great lover of physical books. I like annotations, recording my own thoughts through highlighter and pencil, decorating the book so it becomes something unique. Far from my own, but no … [Read more...] about The various bodies of a book – paperback or electronic?
I like to think over my four years of being a college student (four years?!? When did that happen?!) I've picked up a few tips and tricks on how to cook healthy, cheap, (and most importantly because I really am not a domestic goddess and cannot stand spending any longer in the kitchen cooking than necessary), quick meals. Below are my go-to staples for breakfast, lunch, and … [Read more...] about Healthy, Cheap & Quick College Meals
Flowers bloom and burst, petals of pink and hues of spring scatter on westerly winds. Salthill blooming: sunhats and glasses that shimmer like sun on a still ocean. Buntings bud and sprout down Quay street. Tendrils looping and twisting as flags the colour of fresh flowers dance in a summer breeze. … [Read more...] about Galway, April 2021 – Creative Corner