CREATIVITY, CULTURE

On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

If you happened to stroll through Dublin's Phoenix Park last Saturday afternoon, you may have found yourself a victim of the mischievous 'Crank Set'. Dozens of innocent passersby were accosted by a group that came from nowhere and took over the park on their bicycles. Clad in black bomber jackets emblazoned with their gang logo, they swooped… Continue reading On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

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CREATIVITY, CULTURE

On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

If you happened to stroll through Dublin's Phoenix Park last Saturday afternoon, you may have found yourself a victim of the mischievous 'Crank Set'...
 

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday: Habitat Restore

Another new regular post, I really am spoiling you... Welcome to Thrifty Thursdays, a fortnightly post bringing you great ways to live for less. Brilliant places to shop, fun ideas on how to reuse and recycle, plus (of course) crafty projects that cost pennies - or nothing! This week, I'm taking a look at Habitat… Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Habitat Restore

PQ Q&A

The PQ Q&A: AGR Moore

AGR Moore is a Belfast author who has self-published his first two books, both in electronic and paperback formats.    The Unseen Chronicles of Amelia Black was released in August 2011 and A Boy Named Hogg followed in December 2012.     He also writes short stories and earlier this year published A Gurumapa in the Wood, which is still available… Continue reading The PQ Q&A: AGR Moore

CRAFTING, PQ Q&A

The PQ Q&A: Melanie Bond Jewellery

Keeping with the theme of August Craft Month, the second PQ Q&A  brings you the bold, colourful, larger-than-life creations of Co. Down jewellery maker Melanie Bond. Self-taught, she has been creating handmade jewellery for ten years, launching Melanie Bond Jewellery in 2010. Her pieces have been commissioned by celebrities, adorned catwalk models, and featured on… Continue reading The PQ Q&A: Melanie Bond Jewellery

CULTURE, PQ Q&A

The PQ Q&A: Papergirl Belfast

This is the first in a new regular feature I am introducing - The PQ Q&A. The plan at the moment is to post a Q&A article every other Friday. The frequency may change (it might work better weekly, or monthly), but the day will stay the same. The subject could be an artist, individual,… Continue reading The PQ Q&A: Papergirl Belfast

Read of The Month

Magazine of the Month: Homemaker

April's Magazine of the Month is Homemaker - a newcomer to the market, this is just the fourth issue of the monthly magazine promising "creative ideas for your home". If you like the look of it, make sure to enter the competition at the end of the post to win issues 4 and 5 of… Continue reading Magazine of the Month: Homemaker

Read of The Month

Magazine of the Month: Homemaker

April's Magazine of the Month is Homemaker - a newcomer to the market, this is just the fourth issue of the monthly magazine promising "creative ideas for your home".If you like the look of it, make sure to enter the competition at the end of the post to win issues 4 and 5 of Homemaker,… Continue reading Magazine of the Month: Homemaker

CREATIVITY

Are you following me….?

There has been a lot of chat about Google Reader shutting down over the past few weeks and being a relatively new blogger, I only recently realised this might be relevant to me! When it comes to web tech and blogging, my learning curve is still on a pretty steep gradient, but a bit of… Continue reading Are you following me….?

Read of The Month

Magazine of the Month: Homes & Antiques

For those of you who actually remember the first (and last) Magazine of the Month, it has indeed been seven months since I launched my new so-called 'monthly' feature. Sorry to leave you waiting so long for the second installment, but I can assure you MotM is back to stay, and what better way to… Continue reading Magazine of the Month: Homes & Antiques