Monthly Archives: April 2014

Exams and Norn Iron

It’s exam time. And it’s very noticeable, both in college and in Hall. Students’ behaviour changes in three ways that I have noticed. 1. Everyone everywhere starts drinking energy drinks. The air is beginning to smell sugary and some students’ … Continue reading

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Easter in Ballincollig

Holy Thursday My sister was flying into Dublin airport from her home in Spain on Thursday night and my parents were driving up to collect her. I was to go out to the airport too and the four of us … Continue reading

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Step One: Choosing a Name

So, 2014 will be the year I try drag. I know that some people are struggling to understand this. I don’t want to be a cross-dresser.  I don’t want a sex change. I want to be a queen. I want … Continue reading

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In which your hero suffers from privileged white boy problems

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m the class rep for my group of PhDs. Mainly because I have a total hard-on for being involved. And because I’m still trying to recreate being nineteen. Anyway, I’ve worked hard in … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Connor, Paris in the Springtime and April of Awesome

Bureaucratic Connor I’m one of those “involved” people. Always have been. An email goes around asking for volunteers/candidates/opinions and I’m the first to answer it. I can’t bear to not be on a committee, to not go to a meeting, … Continue reading

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The Plan

After almost two weeks of being broke, I was due to be paid at midnight last night. I’ve worked a lot over the last month and the paycheque amount was significant. Pay usually arrives in my account between 12:14 and … Continue reading

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