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A sneaky stolen Monday morning…

It’s not often I get to wander the streets of Dublin on a Monday morning, at my leisure, whilst the world hikes it into work to start the week. Having a Monday off is very good for the constitution, I should really do it more often. It’s funny how walking through Dublin knowing that the majority of people are in work casts a new light on the City. You notice things that you may not have seen before, the detail in the grand scheme of things. The cast iron shamrock of an old street lamp or the mosaic roof on the balcony of Bus Arras… Continue reading

Are you independent..?

Independent retail week has been and gone and it definitely got me thinking about how hard things must be for independent businesses of any kind these days.  That’s why it’s so encouraging to see independent shops doing well.  One shop in particular which has become a bit of a Belfast institution for all things desirable when it comes to home and kitchen ware is Equinox Shop and Cafe. Continue reading