Ireland – Living in the 80s

What can be said about the 1980s, a decade that gave us the Rubix cube; Live Aid,1985, the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day off, 1986 and so forth.  Well, Ireland in the 1980s will probably be most remembered…

Hong Kong and Ireland’s colonial link

Has Hong Kong managed its identity crisis well? Hong Kong is a small island in the Indian Ocean. Now its future direction remains uncertain. While the majority of citizens identify as ‘Hong Kongers’, the city and…

Brussels: a city recovering from terror

“There is an unassuming, quietly defiant attitude in Brussels” Today marked the first anniversary of the Brussels bombings – the deadliest terror attack in Belgium’s history. The attacks -claimed by ISIS-struck Zaventem airport and the…

Is Crocheting the New Yoga?

Generally speaking, crocheting is considered to be a past time that is boring, dull and has a limited appeal.  However, according to the Craft Yarn Council, CYC , crocheting is anything but dull or boring and it has a broad appeal because…

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