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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

Revealed - The real difference between Germans and the Irish

I had a conversation with a neighbour, a German lady, this morning about her forthcoming three month trip to Africa. She was, understandably, very excited and had just bought a new digital camera, which was the initial launch pad for our conversation. Now when people get excited, in my experience, they reveal parts of their character, or, indeed, traits belonging to their particular race or tribe, which do not always surface in everyday conversations about say, the price of bread, or isn’t the weather terrible. Léigh an t-alt uilig - Read Full Article....


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