Monthly Archives: March 2016

A somewhat disjointed post that I can’t think of a snappy title for

I went home for Easter and it was great. There was chocolate. There was no one being christened or married and I didn’t have to go to a single religious ceremony. My niece wrote a poem that didn’t make any … Continue reading

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Going walkies

You could say I’m too easily swayed. In January, I wrote a defiant blogpost about how I wasn’t going to give up on my dreams and how I wouldn’t apply for any lecturing jobs until at least the summer. Literally … Continue reading

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Boiled

I haven’t been my best self this 2016, and last week was particularly bad. I had lots of plans, but I went from two days in bed with a cold, to a partial recovery, to a day of throwing up, … Continue reading

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Visitors

I’ve been living in my little village in Longford for almost seven months, and no one’s been to see me here besides my sister (twice), my brother, my other brother, and my parents (all once). All of these visits happened … Continue reading

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In which our hero corresponds with the university Finance Office

DearĀ ___________, Thanks for getting back to me. I don’t think that I’ll pay this fine. As I said, I think I paid my utility bills late fifteen or sixteen times during my three years in Hall, and I was never … Continue reading

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Future tense

One of the best things about having a blog is that I don’t have to tell my news to peopleĀ one by one. I can just announce it on my blog and then everyone knows. Well, almost everyone. There are the … Continue reading

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