Feng Shui

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A street astrologer taking rest in hot summer afternoon in Kolkata, India in May, 2013. Photograph: Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty

Hundreds of Indian “godmen”, astrologers and soothsayers are dusting off their cosmic calendars and honing their star-reading skills to help local pol(...)

Your front door is the first impression people will get of your house so it’s worth keeping it fresh and smart. Photograph: Getty Images

According to the principles of Feng shui, your front door sets up the intention for the rest of your home, so if your entrance looks a little neglecte(...)

The jars of chutneys, pickles, jams and jellies have nowhere to go – apart from the hearth of the unused kitchen fireplace. Photograph: Getty

A recent article in these pages unleashed a wave of envy and aspiration in our house which has yet to subside. It was about streamlined living in effi(...)

Hong Kong at night.

My friend Noreen Rice was not only one of Ireland’s best artists but also the most cosmopolitan person I have ever met. She used to tell me stories of(...)

Ideal Home Show: 240 stands spread across almost three acres at the RDS

The Ideal Home Show runs from October 27th-30th at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Ballbridge Dublin 4. Upwards of 26,000 people are expected to visi(...)

A big increase in visitor numbers is expected at the PTSB Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

A sharp rise in house building and renovation activity here is being reflected in the Permanent TSB Autumn Ideal Home Show, which takes place next we(...)

The ‘Irish Times’ Home & Design Theatre at the Ideal Home Show.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27th 1pm: Introduction to The Irish Times Home & Design Theatre followed by The quantity surveyor versus the architect : head-to-(...)

Under The Sea

“Keep Austin Weird” is a somewhat contrived – not to mention dated – slogan. But it didn’t emerge out of nowhere. The draw this city has had for those(...)

Feng shui consultant Dervilla Griffin: “I have a lovely mix of home and business clients who would generally contact me having received a recommendation from a previous client.”

We’re in the middle of the Chinese new year celebrations. The glorious son et lumière celebrations, which are rooted in centuries-old traditions and (...)

Seduction with strings attached: the  Tuscany countryside is sometimes vulnerable to earthquakes, subsidence and intricate planning regulations. Photograph: Robert Harding/Getty

The undulating tapestry of Tuscany has bewitched people into covetousness for years. Anyone who visits the verdant and luscious patchwork of fields, v(...)

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