Vintage Bride and Groom

Love

This day two weeks ago I married my Special Gentleman. I floated through a day so magnificent that I have thought about it every day since and wished we could do it all again. But then, if we did, perhaps it wouldn’t be the same magical, perfect-for-us day that it was? So no, instead I […]

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What’s In A Face?

When I was a young girl, my best friend came in the form of a previous enemy. A fellow redhead, we spent the first of our infant academic years suspicious of – and disdainful toward – each other. In retrospect, we probably thought the sea of tanned blondes would only make room for one pale […]

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Vintage Musings: Leona O’Sullivan Breen

Ah Leona O’Sullivan Breen, is there a more perfect contradiction in all the land? A thoroughly modern life lived in the most nostalgic of manners. I first met this Vintage-donned, red-lipstick-rocking ball of beautiful energy in a Cork pub a few years back. The rendezvous was prearranged (as far as I know neither of us […]

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Skype, Sons and Sausage

Today I have been contemplating technology. That collection of robot-powered tools that have become ubiquitous in modern life. The machinery that fuels our work and play life in both small and massive ways. The word that comes with a warning of social collapse, relationship destruction and the demise of the beautiful written word.

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The Closet Project: Days 58 – 60

There comes a time in a girl’s life when she just has to take a break from talking about – and sharing photos of – herself. For me that time came when I was weeks into what was to be a 30-day project, still finding myself choosing from an ever-reducing closet of clothes and having […]

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