• Recommendations

    Podcasts I love

    I’m a big podcast fan. I like interviews and stories. I love the intimacy of the form, and the flexibility of it. There are dozens I dip into from time to time, but these…

    April 17, 2017
  • Books

    You know, I just don’t love the kindle

    I don’t think I’m gonna come round to the idea of it. I bought it before a trip back in 2015.  I knew I’d be spending a lot of time in transit and wanted…

    April 10, 2017
  • Books

    Book reviews: Spring 2017

    I set a goal to read 50 books this year, and 3 months in, I’m already 7 behind. I read a lot for work and a hell of a lot of articles/internet too, so…

    April 3, 2017
  • Recommendations

    Six things I loved in March

    Another month, another set of favourites. Here are six things I loved in March. Girls I am loving this last season of Girls. The narrative has matured into something darker, more nuanced and funnier…

    March 27, 2017
  • Eat Me

    Eat me #2: Hungry Hawks

    It’s insane to talk about returning to the kitchen without mentioning my mother. My mother who taught me to cook and not just in the literal sense (“this is how you peel a carrot”),…

    March 20, 2017
  • Essay

    How I read

    I love to read. I read a lot. I have my reading system and my reading lists and a list of my monthly faves in my newsletter. I use Goodreads for tracking the books…

    March 13, 2017
  • Essay

    On coming home

    The moment the airplane tyres jerkily touch down at Dublin airport, my heart does a little leap. I’m home.…

    March 6, 2017