Life in Technicolour: The Story of TV Presenter, Ayala

Presenter of Irish TV’s The Ayala Show, Ayala, speaks to Motley about her journey to the small screen and her passion for the arts I have always been so clear on what I wanted in life, but I never would have thought of going into TV and yet here I am working as a TV presenter, and it is such a good fit!  I do believe … Continue reading Life in Technicolour: The Story of TV Presenter, Ayala

When Souls Become One: A Tribute to Roy Cropper

Motley newcomer Jack Corrigan pens a tender ode to Weatherfield’s finest purveyor of baked beans. Roy Cropper shuffles around the kitchen with humility and purpose. The minutiae of his movements are steady and practised as he flows seamlessly between menial tasks. Everything in Roy’s Rolls café works like clockwork. It runs with the gentle efficiency of the man’s model train set. On the surface, he … Continue reading When Souls Become One: A Tribute to Roy Cropper

Tomislav Perko: Around the World in 1000 Days

Leah Driscoll chats with Tomislav Perko, author of 1000 Days of Spring, about his experience packing up and living a life of travel. Picture this: you’re a high-flying stockbroker. You’re only in your early twenties, yet things have already worked out pretty well for you. Your idea of a uniform is a suit and tie, and you’re making a delightful amount of money as you … Continue reading Tomislav Perko: Around the World in 1000 Days

At A Glance

Emily Horgan If you were to consider my life as a Venn diagram, you could comment that the majority of my interests have slight, if any intersection. Fashion and computer science aren’t regularly seen to go hand in hand. However, knots of similarity wind through the two, like separate planks of wood cut from the same tree. These tie the two worlds together. Words like … Continue reading At A Glance