The Banality Of Evil

The Banality Of Evil

By Finbar Rock My thanks to Lily Brogan for painting our window watermelons and quote from the Palestinian poet Ghassan Kanafani. At Easter time it’s fitting that our thoughts are with the Holy Lands. Ten years ago I was harangued in our store by an angry...
Collagen; do we need it and why?

Collagen; do we need it and why?

Lets talk collagen! There are so many supplements out there sometimes its hard to know what to take. Collagen popularity has been on the rise in recent years, especially on social media channels such as TikTok but what is collagen and what is it good for?  Put...
St Brigids Day

St Brigids Day

Today, February 1st is St Brigid’s Day and we have taken the long overdue and commendable decision to mark and honour not just her the Christian Saint and Pagan Goddess but the importance of Women. It’s an acknowledgement of the way both the State and...
Keeping your cholesterol in check

Keeping your cholesterol in check

Keeping your cholesterol at a healthy level is so important for optimum heart function. Cholesterol is a type of fat found in the blood. We all need a certain amount so our body can produce hormones but too much can be detrimental to your health. Too much in the blood...
Epiphany

Epiphany

One of the pleasures of having a business like Simple Simon’s is that you get to meet such an eclectic mix of people from all sorts of interesting backgrounds. When it’s busy as it was today, it’s a joy, a theatre, where so many different strands...