73 Questions

For our first post we thought we would answer questions in an homage to Vogue Magazine’s 73 questions 1. How long have you been in Dublin? Corina: For as long as I can remember.

Rowing on Blessington Lakes

Rebecca: I have lived between Dublin & Wicklow all of my life. 2. What’s your favorite season? Corina: Autumnimage Rebecca: Spring, the anticipation of what’s to come but it has to be Autumn for the fashion and that ‘new term’ feeling.

Gucci Wool Jumper A/W2015
Temple Bar in Dublin
The Lighthouse Cinema

3. What’s your favourite activity in Dublin? Corina: Walking through the streets in the late evening. Rebecca: Walking through James Joyce territory, seeing a film in The Lighthouse Cinema, checking out what The RHA and the Taylor Gallery have on, the great cafes and the ‘accidental’ nights out. 4. Would you ever leave Dublin? Corina: Yes Rebecca: Yes, for a hotter climate and the right circumstances. 5. What are three words to describe living here? Corina: Rushed, friendly, close to family Rebecca: Damp, Creative, quirky

Sophie’s Bar
Grand Canal Dock

6. What’s your favourite movie? Corina: The Wizard Of Oz image Rebecca: The Breakfast Club, Fargo, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, Garden State, The Ice Storm, The Royal Tenenbaums, Annie Hall, The September Issue, Constant Gardener & Life is beautiful. Oh and lots more. download 7. Favorite movie in past five years? Corina: Frozen. image Rebecca: Boyhood image 8. Favourite TV show that’s currently on? Corina: Downton Abbey or Escape To The Country Rebecca: Girls, Modern Family or The Good Wife. Bring back Ally McBeal I say

9. What’s a book you plan on reading? Corina: The Twins At St Clare’s to my little girls.86929 Rebecca: The Gathering by Anne Enright, still sitting on my dressing table. 10. A book you read in school that positively shaped you? Corina: Pride and Prejudice
Rebecca: Judy Blume books or Sue Townsend’s Adrian Mole, To Kill A Mockingbird and Jane Eyre
image 11. On a scale of one to ten how excited are you about life right now? Corina: 7 Rebecca: I can’t measure that 12.  Do you have a showreel? Corina: Yes and we might show you. image 13. Twitter or Instagram? Corina: Instagram Rebecca: Twitter for info, I’m an infomaniac and Insta for fashion, travel and events 14. Have you ever sang on stage? Corina: I was Sporty Spice for a charity event in the Olympia years ago. Rebecca: At my school Graduation and in 101 Bleecker Street in New York at the ripe old age of 20 with my sister egging me on. James_Roosevelt_House_58_Bleecker_Street 15. Who should EVERYONE be following right now? Corina: The Leader Rebecca: Twitter – Al Jazeera English, AFP, Reuters, Gavan Reilly, AodhBC, Waterford Whispers, New York Times Arts, Dara O’ Briain, John Robbie, Off The Ball, my radio stations and so many other journalists working very hard to bring us quality information in record time. I love Twitter. On Instagram: Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Angela Scanlon, Astylealbum, Sincerely Jules, hotyogadublin, Advanced style, SJDooley JONBY2 for a laugh, Man Repeller, Rocky Barnes, weworewhat, popupfitness and Corina Gaffey. 16. What’s the coolest thing? Corina : Alexa Chung’s Hair imageIMG_5590 Rebecca: Pretty trainers, dogs and meeting someone you admire who turns out to be really nice. 17. What’s your favourite restaurant? Corina: The Trocadero trocadero Rebecca: La Bodega, TriBeCa & French Paradox 18. What’s your favourite food? Corina: Christmas Dinner Rebecca: Seafood Linguini 19. Least favourite food? Corina: White Fish Rebecca: Red Meat and Potatoes 20. What do you love on your pizza? Corina: Everything but pineapple Rebecca: Ham, olives, Gorgonzola cheese, anchovies and tomatoes 21. Favourite drink? Corina: tea Rebecca: something with bubbles,  and Hendricks Gin download (1)download (2) 22. Weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? Corina: Insects – we all do at night Rebecca: Kangaroo steak in Australia 23. What’s the hardest part about being a mom? Corina: lack of sleep and worry Rebecca: Don’t know I’m an aunt which is lovely 24 What’s your favourite band? Corina: Suede image Rebecca: Rolling Stones and Haim
25.  Favourite man? Corina: Santa Rebecca: The clamper with a conscience last week 26. Favourite solo artist? Corina: Bruce Springsteen or Grant Lee Phillips Rebecca: Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox or Jessie Ware 27. Favourite lyrics? Corina: ‘Brown paper packages tied up with string’ These are a few of my favourite things’ – Sound of Music Rebecca: ‘There is a crack in Everything, that’s how the light gets in’ – Leonard Cohen Anthem
28. If your life were a song, what would the title be? Corina: Lalalalala Real song: beautiful freak Rebecca: We’ll get there in the end Real song: Don’t worry be happy 29. If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be? Corina: Brucie Rebecca: George Ezra 1409177939000-Pip-GE-2-183-1- 30. If you could master one instrument, what would it be? Corina: Guitar Rebecca: Same 31. If you had a tattoo, where would it be? Corina: Wouldn’t get one Rebecca: I already have a few, I would like just one more on my foot. image 32. Dogs or cats? Corina: Dogs Rebecca: Dogs 33. Bird-watching or whale-watching? Corina: Bird Rebecca: Whale (what?) 34. What’s your spirit animal? Corina: Dragon Rebecca: Owl 35. Best gift you’ve ever received? Corina: My daughters


Rebecca: My dog Mont and beautiful possessions once owned by my hilarious auntie Pen 36. A person you want to have coffee with? Corina: Jesus (but I bet he wouldn’t show) image Rebecca: Lena Dunham, Claudia Winklemann or Graham Norton

37. A historical figure you’d love to have coffee with? Corina: Jesus Rebecca: Che Guevera 38. How do you like your coffee? Corina: Not too strong not too milky Rebecca: Frothy and very hot 39. What’s your favourite curse word? Corina: Piss Rebecca: Shitballs On Fire 40. What’s your favourite board game? Corina: Scrabble Rebecca: General Knowledge


41. What’s your favourite country to visit? Corina: Austria Rebecca: Africa or Spain


42. What’s the last country you visited? Corina: Austria Rebecca: South Africa 43. What country do you wish to visit? Corina: None, happy with Karl Pilkington Doing it for me. Rebecca: Brazil 44. What’s your favourite color? Corina: Cerise Pink Rebecca: White 45. What colour dress did you wear to your debs? Corina: Black Rebecca: A denim dress mum made ala Britters and JT 46. Diamonds or pearls? Corina: Diamonds (they suit pale skin better) Rebecca: Diamonds 47. Cheap shampoo or expensive? Corina: Expensive Rebecca: Ditto kerastase 48. Blow-dry or air-dry? Corina: Air Dry Rebecca: Blow Dry – my hair has a mind of its own 49. Heels or flats? Corina: Flats Rebecca: Both, but mainly barefoot.

Bex being a Yogi

50.  Pilates or yoga? Corina: Pilates Rebecca: Yoga 51. Best way to decompress? Corina: Book and Coffee Rebecca: Boarding a plane and Sleep 52. If you had one superpower, what would it be? Corina: To Travel back in time Rebecca: To forget all of the bad stuff. 53. Can you describe an experience you felt most nervous? Corina: Leaving Cert 5283677535_ec5e5ecbe8 Rebecca: Broadcasting on RTE1 for the first time at the tender age of 18 54. What’s the weirdest word in the English language? Corina: phlegm Rebecca: lobotomy 55. Walk or drive? Corina: Walk Rebecca: Walk 56.  Night in or night Out? Corina: Night in Rebecca: Whatever sounds more appealing at the time. 57. Marlon Brando or Paul Newman? Corina: Paulie Rebecca: A

paul_newman Marlon Brando

Brando/Newman sandwich 58. Who would you have to a sleepover? Corina: Never Liked sleepovers I like my own space Rebecca: someone who doesn’t wet the bed and maybe Fearne Cotton and Dave Eggars. 59. What laws would you introduce? Corina: Make bad manners illegal Rebecca: Mugabe, Zuma, IS, Animal Poachers, KKK, Boko Haram, homophobes, bullies and bitchy people all thrown on an island together.

Bex topping up the tan in Majorca
Ghost dress

60. What charity would you love to work for? Corina: Irish Cancer Society Rebecca: ICS, IMNDA, Age Action is wonderful. Simon and DSPCA. ICS-Logo 61.Tanning or Not Corina: Tanning Rebecca: No question, a tan looks better 62. Favourite Item in your wardrobe Corina: black ghost dress Rebecca: Blue lace dress

Charlotte Tilbury makeup

63. Favourite beauty product Corina: Ponds Cold Cream download Rebecca: Charlotte Tilbury eyeshadow in La Dolce Vita 64. Favourite saying: ” Sure We’ll see” – it covers a multitude Rebecca: it’ll be grand 65. Best memory; Corina: my children being born Rebecca: Greece with my parents as a child and a moment on a mountain in Majorca 66. Midnight Snack Corina: batch toast, real butter and marmalade Rebecca: White bread toasted with blue cheese

Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney

67. Favourite High Street/Designer: Corina: Zara and Ralp Lauren Rebecca: Stella McCartney or Urban Outfitters, Maje or Zara 68. Hair or makeup Corina: Makeup Rebecca: Hair 69. Classy or cool Corina: Classy or cool – hmm – right down the middle..clool?..coolassy?? Rebecca: Cool on the outside Classy on the inside. 70. Favourite thing about men Corina: that I’m not one of them Rebecca: That they can travel light 71. Beach country or city: Corina: Country Rebecca City

Gone With The Wind

72. who would play you in the film if your life Corina: Scarlet O’Hara Rebecca:  Maggie Gyllenhaal is wonderful 73. what’s your best and worst trait Corina: Forgetful and Forgetful Rebecca: Worrying and loyalty Rebecca & Corina

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