Monthly Archives: March 2016

Time to Stitch a Wimple: Societies Day

Up until this point, nearly all of my friends were either other international students, or people of some sort of expat status; beyond Mary and the pastors at my church (which was made up largely of international persons), I had … Continue reading

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Bones and Bones

My main purpose in coming to this particular school (as mentioned previously) was to accomplish the part of my degree that I could not accomplish at my own university: study bones. This had been a predicament known to me (and … Continue reading

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Too Many Classes, So Little Time

Before I left for Ireland, my university made me map out what classes I was planning to take. That said, my advisor then advised me that I would probably have to choose entirely new classes when I got there, because … Continue reading

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Drinking Chocolate With Maggie

At this point, there were two things I was certain of. First, I was a convert to the way of drinking chocolate. The stuff is heavenly, and I fell in love with it my first day in the country. It … Continue reading

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Galway and the Aran Islands

After an uncomfortable night in Galway (for many reasons, none of which the city was responsible for), we headed out to the docks and boarded a ferry across to the Aran Islands. Our trip was fairly quiet, as I drew … Continue reading

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The Road to Galway

While Ann set off for a weekend of music, Cait and I met up with Tomas and the others to begin the long, winding ride up to Galway. As previously noted, I’m not much of a fan of buses, and … Continue reading

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The Flatmate Conundrum

It was a nice quiet day, with all of us settled in our rooms (90% we were all curled up on our beds reading or watching something) when we heard a huge clatter in the hall (and we sprang from … Continue reading

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Girls Go Dancing: Finding a New Passion for an Old Love

I have been an avid blues dancer for several years now. It all started quite accidentally. Actually, it started with one of my friends twisting my arm back in California. Since as early as I can remember, I danced classical … Continue reading

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Salsa Bakes and Salsa Disasters

It did not take long for Cam to discover that her only flatmate that was currently living in the apartment was a French native with horrid English and no real desire to hang out with Cam. That, combined with the … Continue reading

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