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We had a lovely curious outing earlier this week at the opening of the new Pictiúr exhibition in the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Rachel and I are both huge fans of picture books so we very excited to see … Continue reading

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October – Children’s month

Well October has arrived with a big wet and dreary bang. On the bright side though, with the darker mornings and evenings and wetter weather, we have more of an excuse to cuddle up in cosy blankets and indulge in … Continue reading

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That’s more of it now!

We got a very exciting parcel in the post today – our advance copies of the new Irish Mammies Book! My other half Colm wrote the book and we at curious worked on the design and layout so it’s thrilling … Continue reading

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Pictiúr – Exhibition of Contemporary Irish Children’s Book Illustrators

One of my all time favourite things about being a Mammy is the cosy, snuggly reading sessions that I have with my little girl. We’ve been reading together since she was still safely tucked inside me. Now, we cover ourselves … Continue reading

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Not your usual USA

Our bags have finally been unpacked after a long and very interesting trip to the USA. Instead of visiting the usually popular tourist hotspots like Florida or California, we hit the unbeaten track and headed to Seattle and Salt Lake … Continue reading

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Just being curious… SuperHands

Just being curious is a new series of blog posts that focus on creative businesses that we find intriguing. Really though, it’s just an excuse to be nosey! We hope to offer a glimpse into the wonderful worlds of the … Continue reading

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Beastly Book

If, like us, you are a fan of Irish illustrator Chris Judge’s work you might like to pop along to the lighthouse cinema on Saturday for the launch of his latest book – The Brave Beast. There will also be … Continue reading

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Old Book Hides

I can’t get anything done without a to-do list so I’ve always got a few notebooks on the go. None of mine are half as pretty as these gorgeous notebooks from Old Book Hides though. No your eyes do not … Continue reading

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