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WATCH: Olympians Share What They Eat for the Games — and Dish on Their Cheat Days

Famously fit Olympians can still be total foodies.

Preparing for the Olympics 2016 is a tedious process that requires intense food monitoring, nutritionists, chefs and plenty of calorie counting (3,200 per day for sprint runner Jarryd Wallace and 6,000 to 8,000 for swimmer, … 388 more words

Food

Ulysses Writing App

I have written before about the use of writing app’s as an aid to productivity so I won’t repeat myself here. I will however tell you about my experience with Ulysses, as writing tool from The Soul Men. 383 more words

Social Comment

James Joyce's Ulysses: 3 Glaring Misconceptions

“How can you own water really? It’s always flowing in a stream, never the same, which in the stream of life we trace. Because life is a stream.”—Thoughts of Leopold Bloom, James Joyce, Ulysses… 601 more words

Spirituality

Declan Kiberd at the Theatre of Memory Symposium

Declan Kiberd giving a rather brilliant talk on the state of Ireland, memory and its relationship to culture. Great readings of Yeats, Joyce and the revolutionary generation abound, albeit greenwashed slightly. 28 more words

Differences in UK and US 'Cloud Atlas' Editions Remind Us: No Piece of Writing is Ever Really Final

Recently, a scholar looking into David Mitchell’s magnum opus Cloud Atlas discovered something fascinating: The American and British editions contained different, sometimes quite different, swaths of text.  795 more words

Books

Quote of the day, Aug. 8

James Joyce, from Ulysses

“History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.”

International

Dublin Aesthetics I

This is the first of a post series within the scrapbook. As I make my way through Dublin City, I’ll post interesting snaps here of sights, people & places around Dublin. 99 more words

Travel