Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Day After

Note: This post only makes sense if you’ve read the last post. I was feeling fine when I woke up yesterday, still a bit freaked out, but fine. I was feeling guilty for being so grief-stricken. It’s not as if … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

My mother rang me tonight. She asked if there was a Gregory Murphy in my class in school (I’ve changed his name). I said there was. “He’s been murdered,” she told me. I didn’t react immediately, but my insides have … Continue reading

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Why I live in Ireland

In 2006, I had been living in Poland for three years. I was vaguely considering staying there forever. I felt there wasn’t much left for me in Ireland. I had a law degree, with a second class honour, grade two. … Continue reading

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Two Promises

In the last few weeks, I promised two things on this blog. And I haven’t forgotten either of them. In one post, I promised to get back into the weightloss game. I imagine you thought I was going to let … Continue reading

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Happy birthday

As the Vatican is to a Pope, so Facebook is to me. I feel at home on Facebook. I far prefer the written version of myself to the physical one and I spend far too much of my time on … Continue reading

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A Life without Decking

I have a horribly arrogant side. I tend to think I am destined for better things. I remember when I was about ten, I stopped hanging out with some of our neighbours because I believed they were a bad influence … Continue reading

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The Article and The Article Hangover

The last time I left you, it was 7:30 on a Sunday night. I had to write a 5000-word article by 5:00 pm today. I had spent the entire weekend procrastinating and was on the seventh episode of “Girls”. By … Continue reading

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