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Nasty colds and travelling

I don’t think there is much cross over of readers of this blog and readers of my geology blog, so while it looks like I’ve not been blogging, I actually have, just on my other blog; and due to the nature of my recent activities (geology based) it’s just made more sense to post on my other blog rather than on here. 253 more words

Let's Catch Up

Wow, has February really disappeared without my noticing? It’s been a very long time since I posted this little. I really got into the swing of things when I first returned to Ireland. 516 more words


Walking With Giants

Today my Pinterest finally became my reality. I booked a tour to go see the Giant’s Causeway off the coast of Northern Ireland. It was so incredible I do not even know where to begin. 1,220 more words

Hitting The Rails

A Magical Week in Ireland

We recently spent a week in Ireland and had a fantastic time. This was a really last minute trip so there wasn’t much planning involved other than finding good deals on places to stay. 573 more words


Welcome to Jennifer!

“Only connect!” (E.M. Forster)

This is a follow-up post to last week’s Filling In Some Gaps post; it’s just to say thank you to Jennifer, who is my great uncle William’s great grand daughter; it’s beyond me to work out the actual relationship, but I think it’s second cousin removed once or twice!

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IGRM Conference

Over the weekend (20th Feb to the 23rd February) I attend the Irish Geological Research Meeting at the Ulster Museum, Belfast. The main purpose of this meeting was for me to present a poster and network. 414 more words

Weekend Travels - Northern Ireland

This weekend my study abroad program (IFSA-Butler) sponsored a trip to Northern Ireland. For those who aren’t aware, the island is split in two – the north belonging to the United Kingdom, and the south recognized as its own Republic. 937 more words