Safety for women is a common cause of concern, how can it not be? Can you find me one woman who has not been harassed or felt threatened in some way? From heckling, cat calling, unwanted advances, unsolicited pictures sent online, the wandering hands as you move through a nightclub. It is always something for us, there is unfortunately no avoiding it. Every time you walk into a … [Read more...] about There is no truly safe place for a woman to simply exist.
Romanticising a new place is nothing new, especially not in Ireland. We as a population have been leaving in search of better and happier places for centuries. Just think about the coffin ships of the famine, the unsinkable Titanic, the and more recently countless plane journeys to the sunny coasts of Australia. Ireland is a small, old fashioned and very hostile towards … [Read more...] about Paris Syndrome: Romanticising an idealised version of life elsewhere
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have done nothing but damage their public image in my eyes. I remember when I was first introduced to the couple. It was the day of their wedding in 2017. I watched the grandiosity of their nuptials in the background on that May morning as I made breakfast. I had never heard of Meghan Markle before, and I didn’t even know that the rebel royal … [Read more...] about Royals out of reach: Prince Harry and Meghan’s attempt to clear their name
Just a quick note here from your friendly neighbourhood barmaid and mixologist, because apparently just being a barmaid wasn’t a grand enough title if you could master the art of a cocktail. Anyways, I am here to gift you five cocktail recipes that will make you very popular at your next prinks. Note you will need a cocktail shaker for these recipes but in emergencies a water … [Read more...] about Top 5 cocktails for dummies
If you have watched the hit show New Girl I am sure that you will have noticed the vibrant style choices made by the wardrobe department for its lead character, Jessica Day, played by Zoey Deschanel. However, the wardrobe department did not have their work cut out for them in the creative process. I have a sneaking suspicion that they simply robbed Zoey Deschanel’s … [Read more...] about Styled by New Girl