Susan Morrell

Susan Morrell

Music and Mother Nature: There must be something in the water

Music and Mother Nature: There must be something in the water

Susan Morrell enjoys a session-filled weekend in the Co Clare village of Corofin

Join the Club

Join the Club

As holidays go, skiing certainly tops the list for indulgence

Lanzarote: an island idyll

Lanzarote: an island idyll

Susan Morrell travelled to a remote area of Lanzarote for amid-pregnancy ‘babymoon’ and was left enchanted by the island’s beguiling sense of calm

Travel: Moreish Massachusetts

Travel: Moreish Massachusetts

From apple orchards to wineries, and farm-stores to fresh flowers, central Massachusetts has everything if you’re looking for flavours to savour.

Isle of plenty

Isle of plenty

Jars of honey and olive oil, homemade sea salt and wine, and the world's best tomato paste: Susan Morrell finds an epicurean idyll on a farm in Gozo.

Monsoon magic

Monsoon magic

Lured by Kerala's famous food, Susan Morrell learns to love the rain in this Indian paradise

Good Life: Healthy food and peace of mind

Good Life: Healthy food and peace of mind

The health benefits of quinoa are well known these days.

Good Life: Steer the right course online

Good Life: Steer the right course online

If you've been out of education for a while, you may share some of the same fears I have - that certain important parts of my brain have died since leaving school.

Good Life: Tea for two, three and many different uses

Good Life: Tea for two, three and many different uses

We may be in the midst of a cafe culture renaissance, with coffee nerd-dom spreading rapidly in this country, but the humble cuppa still remains a pillar of Irish culture.

Good Life: Don't be a drip – conserve your water

Good Life: Don't be a drip – conserve your water

Earth Day, which took place last week, is always a great time to stop and take stock of how sustainably we live our lives and where there's room for improvement.

Good Life: Thinking for two

Good Life: Thinking for two

Ever hear the one about Coca-Cola being a good cleaning product for your toilet?

Spring food Special: Sour times

Spring food Special: Sour times

Arising out of humble beginnings as a market stall in 2011, Arun Bakery of Stoneybatter in Dublin is aiming to make sourdough the loaf of the common man, writes Susan Morrell.

Good Life: Bringing up baby - and overpopulation

Good Life: Bringing up baby - and overpopulation

A story popped up on my Facebook feed recently, titled ''Five reasons I might want to have another baby.

Good life

Good life

Gardens in perfect harmony

A dizzying Asian experience

A dizzying Asian experience

Manila is an assault on the senses from start to finish, but there's far more to the Filipino capital than mere hustle and bustle, writes Susan Morrell.