Tag Archives: Dublin

I’m still here!

Wow, the last few days seem to have just blurred by me, but I am still here! I headed to Chicago on Friday and met my friend Deirdre at the hotel and we headed out for some Indian, which I … Continue reading

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Selling out?

OMG, today I applied for a job! Today marks exactly five months since I landed in Firenze (Florence) and embarked on my wild and crazy odyssey of travel and language learning!  I have spent a considerable amount of time in … Continue reading

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La pioggia

Rain. I suppose it was appropriate that it was raining on what was likely to have been my last day in Italy this year.  I also got yet another day’s use out of my rainboots! After class today, a bunch … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes!

Lord Almighty what happened last night?  Yesterday was gorgeous and sunny and in the high-70’s and I woke up to pouring rain and the high is only 51 degrees! This would not typically be a problem for me as I … Continue reading

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Hurling

Hurling is native to Ireland and is considered to be one of the most dangerous sports in the world.  I learned the last part on some cable TV show teaser several years ago! The YouTube clip I found claims it … Continue reading

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European internet

The Europeans are very advanced in terms of accessibility to mobile phones and the internet. As I mentioned in a previous post, my mother has a really cheap mobile phone that only cost about €25 and she can ‘top it up’ … Continue reading

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Austerity programs?

Throughout all this Euro/Greek/world economic crisis coverage it has been interesting to hear the positive comments being made on this side of the Atlantic in regards to Ireland’s ability to hold to the commitments they made on their austerity agreement(s). … Continue reading

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