Supermarkets are depressing. The big ones I mean; repetitive isles of uninteresting products, hopelessly packaged in arctic jackets of polythene; lurid packets of cheap sweets; vegetables bland and uniform, too perfectly coloured; pre-prepared packets of dinner death; special offers that … Continue reading Grocery shopping alternatives There are ways to make the mundane things less so…Try Moldova Rathmines
Fish in a curl Use Dublin Bay prawns. Not the ones flown in from the Pacific. That would be treason. Buying them frozen is fine — when fresh they go smelly very quickly. Decide how many you can afford, and … Continue reading Fish: Four Forms Fish is fast. We all live very fast. Here are four flash formulas for fleeting eating.
●●●●○ The Road to Mandalay is a film that reminds us of the project of life; what it is to build one, what the necessary elements are. It documents the struggle to pick up and hold these pieces of a … Continue reading “The Road to Mandalay” is Long The title of the film is borrowed from Rudyard Kipling’s 1890 eponymous love poem, an apt reference as both works tell the story of men and women braced against a still-standing societal fallacy: one of female dependency. The film, however, makes for a blood-red counter narrative.