Safe To Shore
After the clock struck midnight we put on our jumpers, scarves, hats and anything else warm we could find and headed out for a beach walk. The weather was terrible, the wind threatened to knock us over but it was officially the new year, so we went out any way. Read on--->
What about curating JOY?
Okay, so think it’s safe to say we all have gotten comfortable with hitting the “unfollow” button on our various social media platforms! But what about curating JOY in your social media feeds? This year in particular caused us to reexamine our social media habits— what we consume, who we follow, why we follow them, how we feel after scrolling…. etc. While we’ve been tempted a number of times to give up on it altogether, for many of us it’s part of our jobs and livelihood so we knew we needed to find a way to curate an experience that...
How to Make a Proper Cup of Irish Tea
You may be under the impression that this is a simple “puff-piece” by your Rend Collective family. But we can assure you, nothing is more serious than knowing the proper way to make a cup of Irish tea. In the U.K. and Ireland when we say tea we aren’t talking about any type of tea. Herbal teas are NOT tea— they are herbal teas. We are talking about the queen’s marvellous black tea (or if you’re really posh like our friend Alice, that sometimes means Earl Grey. But for the rest of us it’s just black tea— Darjeeling and Assam...
Our Top 3 Favourite Places to Play
So perhaps we were just feeling nostalgic for the old days of touring, but we were reminiscing about our favourite shows and thought we’d share. (Remember live shows? Nah, us neither.) We obviously haven’t included our Dublin and Belfast shows in this list because hometown shows are just special and we’re super biased towards them! 🤣 Each night on the road has it’s own kind of beauty and magic, but there are some places we play that ALWAYS bring a ton of energy and joy. It doesn’t matter if we’ve played there before or if it’s been years, there are...