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Irish Maker at Work / Rene from Placed

I’ve written about Rene from Placed before – remember the adorable Irish alphabet book? – well here’s the loveliest little video interviewing her about her work and her interest in including the Irish language in her sweet tea towels and prints.  I … Continue reading

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Evening Beach Walks in North Dublin

Now that the evenings are getting longer, Michael and I have been venturing up to the beach for after dinner beach walks. Or sometimes before dinner beach walks when I underestimate how much time dinner is going to take to … Continue reading

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DIY Stamped and Watercolored Poem Greeting Cards

I have a confession to make. I do not actually need more greeting cards. I’m a recovering greeting card hoarder. I’d pick up pretty boxes of thank you notes and blank cards, mostly from TJMaxx, whenever I saw a new … Continue reading

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Breakfast with an Artist at Talbot Gallery

Last weekend I spent a heavenly few hours in the Talbot Gallery at their Eat / Talk / Art breakfast series. I didn’t take many photos, but I wanted to share just these few and encourage you to buy a … Continue reading

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4 Spots for the Best Street Art in Dublin

You know what I love about Dublin? In the last few years, there’s been so much great street art popping up around the city, which makes it feel like a we have bonus art exhibits all over the place. Some … Continue reading

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Irish Makers at Work / Interview with Fán of Fawn Print

Today I’m continuing my collaboration with photographer Christine Burns. She’s capturing Irish makers in their studios, and I’m following up and sharing an interview with each of them. In case you missed the first one, here is my interview with … Continue reading

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Cycling the Great Western Greenway in Connemara, Ireland

Over the weekend while my parents were visiting, we took a trip to the west of Ireland. The weather for their visit was a little wet and grey, but on Sunday morning we woke up to serious sunshine that was … Continue reading

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To the Loo! Four Spots in Dublin for a Bathroom Break

Ages ago, my friend Ursula suggested that I write a post advising visitors on the best places to stop for a bathroom break while walking around Dublin. I completely forgot about the idea until last week when I was in … Continue reading

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Extreme(adura) Architecture

In a Pinterest rabbit hole moment, I happened upon this house. Isn’t it incredible? It also happens to be located in Extremadura, Spain, which seems so fitting as the architecture is just extremely cool! (I had to google Extremadura – it’s right next to … Continue reading

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No One is Safe / A Blogger Truth

I think my friends and family have realized, probably long ago, that no one is really safe. Sooner or later, you’re going to get a text from me asking if you can model boutonnieres, or a phone call asking to … Continue reading

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