MUST-READ: A Time of Torment

A Time of Torment by John Connolly If you like your crime fiction laced with complex characters, violence, dry humour and a generous helping of the supernatural then this is the series for you. The Time of Torment is the 14th book in the Charlie Parker series and Connolly appears to be going from strength […]

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MUST-READ: Maker of Swans

Maker of Swans by Pariac O’Donnell It seems to me that the more books one reads, the more critical one becomes and so it is a real breath of fresh air to come across a debut novelist who demonstrates a facility with words which is both elegant and abundant. The book is a rich gothic […]

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THE UNCOMFORTBALE TRUTH ABOUT MULTI-VITAMIN PILLS

Do they actually work and are you wasting your money? Slimmer waist, more energy, shiny fast-growing hair, glowing skin and an all-round better life available now from your nearest pharmacy for the reasonable price of 5.99€! Sounds too good to be true? Because it is. Unfortunately there is no regulated standard about what constitutes a […]

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SALON FINISH GEL NAILS AT HOME?

PRODUCT REVIEW : Ciate Geltox ©Nail Starter Kit I think every modern woman would agree that having polished appearance includes immaculate nails, and in search of this I have spent a fortune at the salon having gel and shellac manicures. Recently, I came across Ciate Geltox© Nail Starter Kit that claims to use your existing […]

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AND BREATHE.

In today’s madness with devices luring us away from living life to documenting it (and yes, the irony of this blog is not wasted on me,) I think it is so important to have rituals. Rituals fix us into the moment and are the basis of memories that, let’s face it, are the most important […]

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LAND OF FIRE AND ICE

  So, a few months ago I was thinking: what can one do when the weather is cold, dark and miserable- of course, go to a place that is even more cold, darker but definitely not miserable. I had always wanted to go to Iceland and February, March is the ideal time to go to […]

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LOOK EXPENSIVE WITHOUT TRYING: WHITE BLAZER INSPIRATION

I am currently on the look-out for a new, white blazer after having worn the previous one to death. Something light, clean-cut and minimalist (preferably machine washable). Much like it’s ubiquitous sister in black, the white/cream blazer holds equal status as a staple item in any fashionable wardrobe. Below you can find a failsafe fashion inspiration board […]

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PRICE TO PAY FOR BEAUTY?

I for one, and I’m sure many of you will agree with me, want to know whether my cosmetics are harmful to my heath. Before I post any beauty articles and reviews, (sit tight they are coming!) I want to preface them by saying that every woman deserves full disclosure when it comes to the […]

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