I am thankful, now, we were refused a mortgage in Ireland.

A decade after being refused a mortgage in Ireland, I sit in the beautiful home I own in Rotterdam, finally happy that Ireland drove me away. This choice of words may seem harsh, but when more opportunities have been afforded to me as a foreigner in The Netherlands, I am left wondering what kind of … Continue reading I am thankful, now, we were refused a mortgage in Ireland.


Rotterdam Urban Gardens

As the most densely populated country of the European Union, and one of the mostly densely populated countries in the world, The Netherlands engages in the constant struggle to balance population requirements with the need for green urban spaces. Skip to Urban Garden photographs Green spaces and public parks not only benefit the emotional well-being of … Continue reading Rotterdam Urban Gardens

Killer Coke? – It’s The Real Thing

I look at the controversy surrounding Coca Cola’s activities in Colombian factories and take a look at the subsequent actions taken by organisations around the world, including many student unions in Ireland. Coca Cola has become the target of a major worldwide boycott due to the treatment of its workers in Colombia. Many top Irish … Continue reading Killer Coke? – It’s The Real Thing