Back in the 80s, when my sister and I were little, we joined the Henri Hippo savers’ club in Ulster Bank. I spent all my pocket money on penny sweets back then, so I have no idea what happened the bank account, but we were both quite attached to our Henri Hippo money boxes. I… Continue reading The Return of Henri Hippo!
I wandered around Airfield farm and gardens yesterday. It’s very strange that you can get off the Luas at Balally in the midst of motorways and massive apartment blocks, and feel like you are in the middle of the country a short walk later! The 6 euro admission fee is a bit steep for what… Continue reading Spring lambs at Airfield in Dundrum
Update 31 May 2011: You can now find an up to date list of Irish shops and international websites selling shoes in large sizes on my Pretty Big Shoes Store Directory. Cinderella Shoes have opened a shop in the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre within the last couple of weeks. This shoe shop only stocks ladies… Continue reading Dublin’s first shoe shop for women’s size 8+ shoes!
A little book caught my eye while paying in Dubray books: ‘The Essential Guide to Apartment Living in Ireland‘ by Robert Gogan. At 15 euro for under 200 A5 pages, I thought it was a bit steep. I had a quick flick through it and it looked well thought out. I was further encouraged when… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Apartment Living in Ireland