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Days 8-12: Edinburgh, Scotland (August 23-27)

Well here I am more than three weeks back in the states, and I feel as though I haven’t fully landed. I’ve been somewhat going through the motions waiting to see if my spirit is going to come back from the island. One way I’ve been coping with the withdrawal is diving into Irish cinema, […]

Day 7: Meeting Pauline Loftus (August 22, 2019)

I’ve been trying to put together thoughts for a full post about the final days of my initial stint in Ireland, but that’s going to take some more time. (After August 23rd I headed to Scotland, then England, and am currently back in Ireland until September 17th when I’ll head back to the states) So […]

Day 6: Newport (August 21, 2019)

I failed to mention in my previous post (but was reminded when I found my initial draft on my iPad) that I had begun to feel a certain, unfamiliar type of hesitation around all this. It began while reading the guidebook in the library, and surged when waking up the next day. Who am I […]

Day 2: Kilmainhaim Gaol (August 17, 2019)

So Ireland *is* amazing. I’m trying to be careful not to mindlessly romanticize this place and “the people” here, but it really has felt incredible to start to get my bearings and meet some folks. I chose to go with Kilmainhaim Gaol (Gaol is pronounced like jail, not gahowl, whoops…), because it was the “#1 […]

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