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A Tardy Thank You

A few weeks back when I was in lovely Cork I found myself with a rare hour on my hands. This allowed me to pop into some of the wonderful stores that I had looked forward to revisiting and others that I had just had the pleasure of encountering the night previous at the Le […]

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Strength of the 1940s lady

Oh Facebook … the curse/saviour of the noughties and beyond. I have been communicating so much on my irene.ie FB page these days that I’ve somewhat neglected irene.ie proper! I promise to rectify from here on in. Lately lots of people have asked ‘why the 1940s?’ in reference to my blog tag-line (the more mature of […]

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Coveting Vintage

According to research carried out in the UK, the most common reasons cited for why people would consider buying vintage are: The individual way it looks (43%) (tick), its financial value (27%) (semi-tick) and its provenance / role in history (24%) (tick, tick – at least the role in had as decided by my imagination). […]

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Glastonbury-Withdrawal

I can’t remember the last time I watched so much television over a rare sunny weekend such as the one we’ve just had. I was simply glued to BBC’s Glastonbury coverage. I felt that by opening the window to its widest and participating in a tipple or two whilst watching, I was as good as there […]

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Procrastination & Pictures

Do you ever find yourself putting yourself under so much pressure to do something that it takes the joy out of it? That’s sort of how I’m feeling at the moment. After a really busy week with work, I have started, and subsequently scrapped, a number of blog posts. Initially I was cross with myself […]

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