Vintage Nutgrove meets Nutgrove Vintage

Vintage Nutgrove meets Nutgrove Vintage

Prior to the days of 15-minutes-to-the-city-centre on the snazzy Luas, Dundrum Town Centre taking over the world and road-tripping shopping excursions to the Village of Kildare, there was Nutgrove Shopping Centre. For south county Dublin shoppers Nutgrove was something of a constant –  my memories of which are plentiful and varied. Every December between the […]

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Love is … Mingling Ferociously

Love is … Mingling Ferociously

Love is a funny thing. When it happens that you first meet ‘The One’, you simply know that they will be all you need. You will go roofless, shoeless, sleepless and none of it will faze you because ‘they’ are with you. When my special gentleman first moved to Dublin I was brimming with such […]

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Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Following a recent birthday, my special gentleman came over all romance and chivalry on me and whisked me off to Italy for my first holiday in 3 years … and our first together! Although both of us have been lucky enough to see lots of the world over the last few years, neither of us […]

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Christmas Jumpers and Frilly Knickers…

Christmas Jumpers and Frilly Knickers…

Following my last post I began to get pangs for the satisfaction of achievement and so began looking into courses that might keep me out of trouble now that September is imminent. My first port of call was the institution that is Dublin’s Grafton Academy. As they’ve been training budding fashion designers for over 70 […]

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A Stitch in Time…

A Stitch in Time…

I have always had a thoroughly romantic view of sewing. If my mum would ever mention how she had handmade my older siblings clothes I felt utterly hard-done by, lamenting my off-the-peg garments – even the hand-me-downs had a label. And so when I recently decided to actively pursue some hobbies, top of my list […]

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