where in the world wednesday: victoria cross

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

where in the world wednesday blog post on saint patrick’s day about study abroad in cork ireland

where in the world wednesday, cork

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

I’m participating in Classy in Philadelphia’s Where In The World Wednesday! The idea of WITWW is to post a picture of you someplace in the world…it doesn’t have to be somewhere foreign or tropical. Just a picture of you somewhere you consider traveling. Once upon a time I lived in Ireland. I walked everywhere.

my route

Monday, October 5th, 2009

The River Lee in Cork, Ireland pretty much begs you to run beside it. It is wide in some parts, narrow in others, and it winds through the city into the outskirts of town, disappearing in the trees and farms that make up the city’s suburbs. I used to run on that river almost every […]

full circle

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

When I studied abroad, I frequented a bar called the Thirsty Scholar in Cork. They had these tall, wooden barrels in the back that almost served as decoration. [Taken with a camera from the 80’s] Today, I frequent a bar called the Thirsty Scholar in Somerville. They have these tall barrels that stand on their […]

a small world

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

A couple of weekends ago I spent an afternoon at a little place in Brighton called Devlins, where I had dinner and drinks with Bryce, Lisa and my sister. It was the day that it rained like crazy in increments and in between the pours it was sunny and warm. One of the downpours pushed […]

when music takes you places

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Every single time I hear Mr. Jones by the Counting Crows, I am back in Ireland– in a pub. The same goes for Hey Ya by Outkast and Shut up by the Black Eyed Peas. Those three songs were quite popular there back in 2004. When I hear Skylarking by Mic Christopher, I am sitting […]

lost in translation

Monday, March 16th, 2009

One thing I have learned from communicating in English with someone who is speaks English as a second language, is that I probably learn more about the English language than the other person. I am a fast, get to the point kind of talker. But I have found that when you have no choice but […]

blogging across the pond

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

One week ago today I dedicated my little link bureau to real life friends who jumped on the blogwagon (ha, did you like that?). This week, I was pleasantly surprised to see that another friend has joined in and I can pretty much guarantee that the blog of this girl –  smart, witty and talented […]