Banshee v Clementine

MASTER MARGHERITA Screenshot from 2015-02-08 15:08:35

My Banshee audio player crashed again so will try out . And a few days later…that was easy Clementine wins… so long as I get ( access. What’s on my audio this afternoon.. while I DIY about the house? The usual podcast list and.. Master Magherita, great name (a take perhaps on the Read More

Sunday with Miriam

Miriam O'Callaghan Sundays with Miriam

RTÉ – Sunday with Miriam & Irish Minister Leo Varadkar Miriam O’Callaghan has a great weekly Sunday morning radio show, where she interviews guests podcast xml address below. ‘Tis always good to add quality radio to your Banshee etc. On his 36th birthday, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar spoke to Miriam this morning about his Read More

2014 Movie Gems: Last Weekend

Patricia Clarkson in The Last Weekend movie

Last Weekend unfolds over the course of a long Labor Day weekend at the end of the summer at Lake Tahoe, California. Mum Celia Green (Patricia Clarkson) is at a crossroads. From Co-Directors Tom Williams and Tom Dolby a very fine movie. I’m a sucker for beautifully filmed stories, and it’s a simple story well Read More

Interactive Stretchy Wall

Mimamilist green flooring.

Neat idea! An interactive media installation created in collaboration with Mike Allison. A stretched sheet of spandex acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth that people can push into and create fire-like visuals and expressively play. Now a whole wall of it at home would be so cool!   Am currently thinking renovating my Read More

Transforming Terraced Cottage

Suspended bed under skylight

I live in Dublin, quiet close to the city centre in a cottage that is roughly a hundred and ten years old. It’s gone through a few renovations in that time, though not as many as I would expect. I want to renovate it. Photo (c) Australian Design Awards of Atticus & Milo for Huntingtower Read More

Sam Van Aken’s 40 Fruit Tree

The tree of 40 fruit

Epicurious spoke to artist Sam Van Aken about his amazing 40 Fruit Tree and his talk at TEDx. I want one for my little garden! “A ward-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken grew up on a family farm in Reading, Pennsylvania, but he spent his college years and much of Read More