Monthly Archives: March 2012

One of the lads

The other day, one of my flatmates (known to all my friends as “Connor’s boys”) said to me, “You’re not a typical PhD, are you?” I could have hugged him. I knew that he was basically calling me a freak, … Continue reading

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Connor: Object

Let me start by saying “Phwoar!” And I mean that. “Phwo-ar!” “Ph-wo-aaa-rr!” We’re having a bit of heatwave in Ireland at the moment. It’s gone over seventeen degrees for four days in a row. And the hot weather makes everyone … Continue reading

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The morning after the count

I got home in time to vote last night soon after I posted my last post. I voted for my boys and for whoever they had told me to vote for and made my way to our kitchen. Everyone was … Continue reading

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Yayz! and Booz!

I am having an excellent few days. Yesterday, I woke up to the joyous news that One Direction’s album debuted at Number One in America. Yippee-ki-yay! They are the first ever British band to do this. This makes them better … Continue reading

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I ♥ DK

The night before I left for Leitrim the JCR election candidates had to file their manifestos by midnight. One of my flatmates, who is a candidate, should have been finalising his manifesto and sending it off. Unfortunately, he came down with a … Continue reading

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Will Leitrim be lovely?

If you want to outrage an Irish person beyond the bounds of any reasonable expectation, then shorten the name of St. Patrick’s Day to Patty’s Day. We’re fine with Paddy’s Day, but hearing the 17th March referred to as Patty’s … Continue reading

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FEELINGS, a weigh-in, an election and another ill-fated car journey

Before I moved to Trinity Hall, I had to pay a subscription of €50 to something called the JCR, or the Junior Common Room. This is a misleading name. The Junior Common Room is not, in fact, a room. It … Continue reading

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