Tag Archives: Dublin

And So Peaceful Until

Quiety quiety not much ado about nothing or naught. That’s been most of my weekend. I’m connected to the world I want to be connected to, am content in my semi-withdrawal (papal approved) and the only sadness comes from the … Continue reading

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Witchy Poo Lineman

I had plans for today. Minor plans but plans nonetheless. Boring, domestic plans but necessary plans. The first of those plans was to wake earlier than is usual for me (still far later than any of you for I am … Continue reading

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My Blood Will Thicken

Travel comedown, I fricking hate it. It batters my body whether I’ve been across the Atlantic or just popped over to Dublin for a couple of days. And it wounds my soul, leaving it cracked and splintered like the screen … Continue reading

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If You’re Not Irish, That Isn’t Your Fault

I shall be returning to Dublin one day. A couple of days is simply not long enough to fully soak up the atmosphere or to see even the tiniest portion of what the city has to offer. That said, I … Continue reading

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In Dublin’s Fair City

So this is Dublin, and what have we done? Many things, none of them to the tune of John Lennon songs though. Walking is a thing and, oh blessed relief, the centre of this city is flat and fairly easy … Continue reading

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Hugh The Ignoramus

Ah the cities I’ve seen in the last year: London, Paris, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, Oxford…the list doesn’t go on and on because that’s the list right there. Until tomorrow when Dublin can be added to that list. Unless I die … Continue reading

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Air Lingers*

Excitement and anxiety can overlap. So much so that one can seem like the other. And vice versa. I’m currently just about able to separate them and recognise I’m experiencing both. Excitement because on Tuesday I am off to Dublin … Continue reading

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