ROSEMARY McCABEtells us what's going up (and what's going down) this week.


LegoThe game grown-ups can play – you could even build your own plastic dream home. Beat that, Ikea.

Cashmere sale Todayat Steam Museum, Straffan, Co Kildare, from 10am-5pm. Rare plants, too.

‘The Frontline’Pat Kenny gets a big thumbs up, but will politicians keep coming back for more?

Ratemyarea.iePromote your business, big up your favourite park or get lazy Sunday suggestions.

Bread bowlsWe love the seafood chowder served in sourdough ‘bowls’ at Beshoffs in Howth for €4.99.

Bunny earsMad hatter-style is hopping – as seen on the Olsen twins. (See also page 22.)

DIYSewing machines for €70 in Aldi? Studs for a pittance in Hickeys? Sold.


Alexa ChungWash your hair, dear, “bed head” is not meant to be taken quite so literally.

Maths skills£125 at a rate of €1.11 to £1 and you get €191, Topshop? Really?

Over-priced berriesSkip the supermarket punnets and head for the hedgerows.

Leggings as trousersSome people think pyjamas are trousers, too. Here it is: trousers are trousers. That’s all.

Hairdresser loyaltyGone. The cut that matters is a realistic cut in prices.