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West Cork Times Blog Post - Late January 2014

It’s hard to believe that we’re back in Calgary almost one month already since our trip home for Christmas. The time is absolutely flying by, but I guess the fact that we had already been so settled into things in Calgary, made it easier in terms of having to adjust to everything again. 621 more words


Level of emigration is falling.

According to the CSO the number of Irish people emigrating abroad fell for the first time in seven years in 2013 – dropping 20% from 50,900 to 40,700. 92 more words


A Day in Doha

I’ve been in Doha for less than 36 hours and let me tell you something: it is hot. It is humid and hot, and my bedroom air conditioning is broken, making for a night of interrupted, sweaty, fidgety sleep. 514 more words


Cleaning Up the Mess

Today I spent couple of hours cleaning up the mess in the apartment. It just had to be done. Every time I clean I find more and more stuff to do. 387 more words


The world and those pesky oysters

I have always been a daydreamer and a fantasist. I am usually looking ahead and fixating on the next Big Event. This may be some years away, and it may be an uncertainty, but as long as I know it is probably there in the distance then I am satisfied by the vaguely impatient excitement it allows me to indulge in. 1,289 more words


Paradox: Poor But Rich

I live in the country which is poor compared to other European countries but at the same time, one of the richest countries when we compare it to the whole world. 392 more words


West of the Moon

• Historical folk/fantasy fiction
• Age Range: Grades 5-9
• Author: Margi Preus
• Title: West of the Moon
• Publisher: New York: Amulet
• 04/2014… 218 more words

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