Susan Morrell

Susan Morrell

Good Life: Parking in a pop-up space

Good Life: Parking in a pop-up space

Imagine a world with fewer cars and more trees; or cities with more patches of grass and more open spaces for sitting, playing, protesting, learning or simply being in.

Good life

Good life

If battery and related waste goes through general metal shredding instead of specialised and compliant recycling, damaging pollutants can be released into the environment.

Good Life: Re-use, recycle and re-read

Good Life: Re-use, recycle and re-read

I recently had the pleasure of getting lost in a second-hand bookshop in New England, surrounded by the soothing scent of old paper and fading inks, writes Susan Morrell.

Green Screen

Green Screen

Europe's forests are reaching saturation point as carbon sinks.

Good Life: Upcycle to get organised

Good Life: Upcycle to get organised

As seasons change, and we experience ups and downs in our own lives, the urge to reorganise - both in a physical and a spiritual sense - is a natural human response.

Good Bits

Good Bits

It's World Kitchen Garden Day today, so why not visit a community growing space near you or start a kitchen garden of your own?

Green Screen

Green Screen

When heat waves kill humans, blame the plants.

Good Life: Join the street revolution

Good Life: Join the street revolution

You can debate the artistic merits of graffiti until the cows come home, but our innate desire to alter our surroundings as a means of self-expression is here to stay.

Good Bits

Good Bits

Starbucks is to donate 10 cent per coffee purchased to St Michael's House, which provides services and support to intellectually challenged people.

Good Life: Loads of lovely lollies

Good Life: Loads of lovely lollies

Fresh and healthy summer drinks were a recent fixation of mine. But as temperatures have steadily risen, my need to keep cool has become more urgent.

Goodlife

Goodlife

The annual Carlow Garden Festival kicks off next Saturday and promises ten days of bloomin' great fun for the whole family.

Going Out

Going Out

Ahead of Blur's Kilmainham concert, Imma is hosting Blur 21: The Exhibition, a retrospective featuring photographs and artwork of the band.

Exhibition

Exhibition

The Rubicon Gallery is decamping to the North with an exhibition of modern Irish sculpture at the MAC Belfast, writes Susan Morrell.

Travel Briefs

Travel Briefs

Hang ten in Santa Cruz next winter, the bohemian coastal town that's California's surf mecca.

This Life: The prism of autism

This Life: The prism of autism

Temple Grandin's autism means she doesn't see the world as others do, but her condition gives her insights that elude the rest of the world, writes Susan Morrell.