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Entries by Alice Carey from 08/2012

Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

| Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

Writers Gore Vidal and Maeve Binchy have died within twenty-four hours of each other. He was 86, she 73. One I knew. One I didn't.

Oh, Those Girlie Voices!

| Posted 08.02.2012 | Style

Recently, on the Dublin to Cork train, I solved a mystery that's irked me for years: Why young girls today speak in high-pitch, screechy voices and end every sentence, declarative or not, in a question.

My Damascus Dress

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Style

I found my dress at ANAT, an artisan boutique. Founded in 1988, ANAT's mission is to preserve and incorporate traditional Syrian textile and embroidery into modern design.