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On raves, fairy lights, growing up and growing upwards

Driving into the windy hills of west cork makes you feel particularly wild and a bit on edge. On edge in a good way, the way you might feel when there is a storm brewing but you can’t wait for it to arrive, thunder and all. 665 more words

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Big Sounds in a Small Club in a Big City on a Small Island

On the train out of Dublin, there was an old man sitting across from me, wearing a sweater vest, wearing a hat, wearing slacks and exactly the right kind of shoes. 836 more words

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Thoughts on rituals, sacrifice and good meat

Not long ago I came back from my morning run to see a goat hanging from the fence near my cottage. Hanging by his feet, his neck red and dripping. 897 more words

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Travelers

I was sitting in the sun with my back against a garden wall, recovering from the night and trying not to move too much. I had a burn on my calf from stumbling into a campfire, a slight headache from the whiskey that had been passed like a handshake among the strangers of yesterday and fellow wild haired and red eyed souls of today, and was feeling tired in the way that makes you lonely despite yourself, despite your determination not to be. 635 more words

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Summer blockbusters

El verano es una de las temporadas altas en la industria cinematográfica. Es la época en la que se estrenan las grandes producciones hollywoodenses, súper héroes, explosiones, caricaturas, comedias, mundos lejanos, aventuras épicas y una que otra película de terror compiten por el primer lugar en taquilla. 616 more words

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Castlepook means...

Castlepook means the fairy or spirit of the Castle. The Castle being the single grey stone tower that I see in the distance when I run to the top of the hill. 684 more words

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Visiting Kinsale and the Process of Peeling

Kinsale is a beautiful coastal Irish town, colorful and bright and quaint and fresh, fresh in the way only seaside cities can be, because the breezes are cool and come from greater distances, whipping around you with just the slightest moist and fishy edge. 748 more words

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