What’s hot this week: Docs about cats and surface deep beauty

What’s hot and what’s not this week

Kedi, a documentary about cats in Istanbul.  Shouldn’t work, but it does

Kedi, a documentary about cats in Istanbul. Shouldn’t work, but it does

 

WHAT’S HOT

Wonderlust stage, Body & Soul

The Irish Times commandeers the stage all day Saturday at next weekend’s Westmeath festival. Get involved

KlawPoké

Great poke (Hawaiian fish salad) on Capel Street in Dublin, and decent lobster rolls too

The Copper Face Jacks ski trip

The nightclub is bringing a group to Livorno next year with The Rubberbandits. Almost so ridiculous it works

‘Kedi’

A documentary about cats in Istanbul. Trust us, it’s great

Ballyglunin Railway Restoration Project

There’s a FundIt campaign to save the “Quiet Man train station” in Galway

Statement matt finish

From cars to kitchen appliances, beauty is surface deep

Twelve Angry Minutes

A new fun and ranty Irish podcast from Guts and Headstuff on thisisguts.com

WHAT’S NOT

Gimmick coffee

Bulletproof, lattes served in avocados – just give us a decent cup

British tabloids

Decreasing in relevance, especially after the election. Not a bad thing

Ryanair’s “randomly allocated” seating

Since when are they splitting up travelling twosomes so you have to pay to sit together? Gah!

Adults latching on to kid’s fads

That fidget spinner doesn’t make you any more cool than Pokemon Go or the scooter did

Performance working

Nah, we don’t need to hear about how busy you on social media

Roaming charges

As the EU rules change, we can’t help but feel how ripped off we’ve been until now

Paper bag waist trousers

A trend that we know will be short-lived, yet is still everywhere

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