Since the success (puke) of Donald Trump’s campaign, I’ve felt what can only be described as grief. Election Night, when it all became very clear, I was in complete denial still watching and waiting and hoping the numbers would miraculously change. Wednesday, I could barely pull myself off the sofa and went through an entire box … More One Week In…
Exactly one month ago I first stepped foot in Argentina. The past few weeks have been a blur of apartment hunting, learning Spanish, figuring out the collectivos (public buses), carving time for actual work (I am incredibly fortunate that I am working virtually in international education and this move has not affected my job at all), and lots … More Bienvenido a Buenos Aires!
As I turned the deadbolt lock to open, I knew something was not the same. The furniture is still here, artwork hung on the walls, clothes still in the wardrobes. But this time, walking into the first house we’ve lived in together felt different. I knew this was no longer our home. Dermot left for Buenos Aires … More Ireland, So Long For Now
Today was a pretty typical day; a good day, but nothing too remarkable. I woke around 8, made my coffee, sat down to my computer and did some work, had breakfast, went to yoga, met up with a few of my students, went to the market, and came home to hang out some laundry. Sitting … More 4 Less-Than-Glamorous Parts of Dublin Life