the way i make it is Posts

October 2, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants

Passions about ethnicity, about autonomy, about freedom, about where you are from, are for many people, including myself, part of the fire that courses through the blood. But the practicalities about how best to achieve real freedom, real autonomy, real global recognition of your community, though a much colder and a much more complex work, are far more important.

September 18, 2017 / Recipes

Omelettes are so quick and easy to make, plus they’re filling and nutritious. So if you’re looking for a healthy and filling vegetarian breakfast, give this a try.

September 3, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants

Solving the problem of homelessness isn’t simply about making housing more affordable. There are different types of homelessness and if we really want to end homelessness in our lifetimes then we need better mental health services, more effective ways of tackling addiction and better emergency housing for those in need. That said, the current homelessness crisis is so bad because of the lack of affordable housing.

August 28, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants

I read two different articles last week in one of the national papers regarding the issue of rent increases. Each article highlighted cases where tenants were finding it difficult to manage huge rent increases. However both involved situations that should no longer occur under the current legislation. So here’s a really quick run-through of your rights regarding rent increases as a tenant in Ireland.

August 20, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants
August 14, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants
August 14, 2017 / Ramblings & Rants

In July the Minister with responsibility for Housing Eoghan Murphy launched a public consultation seeking submissions on the plan to fix housing and any ideas on ways to improve it.

July 8, 2017 / Recipes

You take whatever fruit you have handy and bake it in white wine and generously sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger and dot with lots of salty butter. One of your five-a-day ;P

July 4, 2017 / Recipes