The Devil wears Primark πŸ™ŒπŸ»

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Can we all collectively just take a second, and thank the fashion gods for creating the wonder that is Primark?

We can? Perfect.

Then let’s get a move on.

Primark has been a staple of wardrobes around Ireland for the last three decades, if not longer. I remember being dragged through the aisles by my mother on more than one occasion as a child. “We’ll only be here for a second,” was her famous line, “just a quick look.”

Fast-forward two hours, and we’re still there, and she’s still repeating that same sentence…

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To blog or not to blog

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Starting a blog can be a frustrating experience because it takes a lot time and effort.

Time to take out our computers, and turn them on. Time to make the perfect brew which will power us and our ideas for the next two hours. Time to find the perfect playlist for typing, and the perfect font for our words.

And effort – it takes an awful lot of effort. What should I write about? Will this be interesting? Who will read it? Should I have a picture at the start? Or at the end? Is this the right word?

And in the midst of all this panic, another question comes along – do I even care anymore?

This was me.

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Addicted to social media

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Do you ever find yourself just scrolling through Instagram, and scrolling, and scrolling… and next thing you know, you’re three years deep in your favourite youtuber’s brother’s wife’s account looking through their 2014 holiday pics.

No.

Just me… well, this is awkward.

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You are what you wear

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It is said that only two things in life are certain – death and taxes. But I think that there could be a third – death, taxes and the memory of your old school uniform.

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F*ck bloggers

Since starting this blog and pressingΒ ‘publish’Β on that very first post, I have always wondered am I a blogger? It is a question that means little to anyone but me, but what really is a blogger? The term holds so many high fluting, fiddly-idle-dee notions, but what does it actually mean? I enjoy writing about stuff. I do it all the time. I have a blog. I have an Instagram account. They’re linked. So that must mean that I’m a blogger… right?

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Hasta la pizza, baby

The Dough Bros fire up new ovens in a new location

Local foodies were thrown into disarray when the Dough Bros announced that they would be closing the doors of theirΒ beloved pop-up.

The wood fired pizzeria opened almost two years ago, and following a whirlwind romance with pizza lovers nationwide, the Bros have decided to shut operations on Abbeygate Street Upper ahead of a game-changing move. This week, Eugene and Ronan Greaney, the Galway brothers behind what has become one of the most popular eateries in Ireland, explainedΒ why last Sunday was the perfect time toΒ serve the last slice… for now.

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Tough Mudder

As the name suggests, Tough Mudder is going to be tough.

After initially signing up, you said that you would be in the shape of your life, don’t lie, we all said it.

I know I did.

I wanted to be able to run 10km without breaking a sweat, climb walls like a parkour kid, jump over moving vehicles… but now that the day has actually come, I have just realised that I can’t even cross the road without putting my life in danger.

However, I have bought the ticket, I want the Tough Mudder headband, and I’m already thirsty for that end of race beer.

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So, I’ve devised a 10 step plan for success… Tough Mudder, you’re going down.

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