Susan Morrell

Susan Morrell

Good Life: The cleansing power of nature

Good Life: The cleansing power of nature

Essential oils really are essential - as easy-to-use natural ingredients that can help keep your home clean and your family healthy and happy.

Good Life: Treasure in our trash

Good Life: Treasure in our trash

Occasionally throwing something innocuous into a neighbour's bin, or even tossing an awkward item into a stranger's skip, certainly isn't a mortal sin.

Good Life: Everything deserves a clean, fresh start

Good Life: Everything deserves a clean, fresh start

Reduce, reuse, recycle - the slogan of the burgeoning environmental movement that makes me think of the emerging do-good-ness of the 1990s.

Good Life: How Fairtrade is changing the world

Good Life: How Fairtrade is changing the world

Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off tomorrow and offers consumers the opportunity to investigate what it means for products to be truly good for the producer and the world.

Good Life: Going green with a new baby

Good Life: Going green with a new baby

Is your family expecting a junior eco-warrior?

Good Life: The endless possibilities of upcycling old clothes

Good Life: The endless possibilities of upcycling old clothes

Has the spring cleaning bug arrived early in your home? It has in mine.

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Push plants into an early harvest

The path to inner peace

The path to inner peace

Meditation led by Shaolin monks from China brought a trip to Monart to a different level, writes Susan Morrell.

Good Life: Why it's time we started to can it

Good Life: Why it's time we started to can it

Canning and preserving is a timeless way of extending the life of summer's bounty into the colder months. Autumnal fruits are perfect for preserving too.

Ski Special: Heavenly highs at Val d'Isere

Ski Special: Heavenly highs at Val d'Isere

A trip to the top resort of Val D'Isere persuades Susan Morrell that there's a lot more to skiing than designer gear and dancing on tables.

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Good Life

Avoid the disposable plastic decorations and costumes this year in favour of resourceful ways of dressing up and decorating your home.

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Good Life

While we're all beginning to wind down, layer up and ease our way into winter hibernation, it's also the right time to plant spring-flowering bulbs.

Gran Canaria's other side

Gran Canaria's other side

Away from the package holiday centres of southern Gran Canaria, Susan Morrell discovers the dramatic landscapes, family-run farms and comfortable hotels.

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Good Life

Mart's markets in Rathmines Dublin's MART Studios has opened applications to its second Christmas market, open to sellers selling seller-made art, craft, knits, and jewellery.

Good Life: How to knit your own kit

Good Life: How to knit your own kit

Are you brave enough to knit your own wardrobe? asks Susan Morrell.