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Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Hi, I'm Sarah, and I'm a terrible blogger.

Evidence of my crappy former blog experience can be seen at Cheap&Nasty, which was my internet home until my uncle the PR Guru gently reminded me that calling oneself 'cheap' or 'nasty' might affect what kind of work I get in the future (I'm a journalist and not a porn star for future reference). I write The Graduate for The Cork Independent and freelance a bit. Sometimes I'm on Social Welfare... which is NOT good for buying clothes. It is good for devising recipes involving kidney beans, tinned tomatoes and rice.

This is the product of my obsessions including but not confined to; magazines, stealing my friend's SLRs and fiddling around with the aperture settings, internet shopping, colour schemes, frames of reference and inspiration, history of fashion, the tenets of style, bad taste, out-of-print fashion books, bad DIY, local goings-on, vintage, stuff collected on my travels, patterns and anything slightly insidious, off-kilter or weird. I'll be posting up some of my favourite old posts from Cheap&Nasty before I shut it down. Become a follower, leave a comment, it's all welcome!

Sarah x