Last weekend, my housemate Katherine had a couple friends visiting from the States. Determined to give them a “true Irish experience,” I and another Irish friend of ours tagged along on a trip to the “Wesht” of Ireland. We left … Continue reading Lend Me Your Oírr!
Last week I started biking (cycling, as they call it here) to work. My hours have been pretty long since I started my current project, and I’ve noticed that my health has declined – both in my workout schedule as … Continue reading The Grand Stretch
Today was a beautiful day in Ireland’s capital – about 14 degrees Celsius (57 F) with bright blue clear skies. By 1:30pm, Katherine (my housemate) and I had gone to church, enjoyed breakfast/brunch at KC Peaches, and finished wiping our eyes after … Continue reading Howth
Is this a potato, or an asteroid??? Continue reading You say potato…
On Sunday evening I had an epiphany. Granted, it was work-related (I’m a management consultant), but bear with me – I promise there’s a point! The epiphany was two-fold: I need to be more “agile” in my approach to work … Continue reading Eureka!
One of my favorite parts about exploring a new country is learning the culture and the language. Even though Ireland is an English-speaking country, there are definitely Irish phrases that are a language unto their own. Here are some of … Continue reading Any Craic? Irish Slang and How to Use It
I’ve never blogged before. I’ve also never moved to a different country before either, so I figured I might as well do the first as I’m experiencing the second. I moved to Dublin, Ireland, on September 2, 2016 – ten … Continue reading Why I’m Here