This summer my sister and I discovered a link to a Buzzfeed quiz asking “How Many Books From ‘Gilmore Girls’ Have You Read?” so of course we had to take the test. 259 more words
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I am in a mood that gets more and more familiar: words lose their meaning suddenly. I find myself listening to a sentence, a phrase, a group of words, as if they are in a foreign language—the gap between what they are supposed to mean, and what in fact they say seems unbridgeable.
The old phrase about being ‘steeped in history’ certainly applies to Christ Church Cathedral like no other building in Dublin. When you realise that its foundation took place less than twenty years after the Battle of Clontarf, then that is almost a thousand years of history. 312 more words