Tag Archives: Ireland

A Quick Catch-up Post

Well, I’m reading a lot, but I’m not doing a very good job of filling you in on what I’m reading. Work is winning in the battle for my time. So this is what I’ve been doing, other than reading … Continue reading

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Bloomsday in Ireland, Part I

Ok, I did it. I braved Joyce. I came, I saw and heard and was amused and confused and refused to rate Ulysses yet. I’ll be back later after I do the course I just bought on it. I’ll save … Continue reading

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My World Tour 2012

I have had an amazing trip around the world in 2012. Next year I will be doing it again and will also be doing a tour of the 50 states. And I might just disappear again on you in November. … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Molly Fox A Few Days Late

So I’m taking a break from my official world tour. I’m back in Ireland catching up on my Orange Prize reads for the quarter. I picked this novel for its length. I needed to get three Orange Prize winners or … Continue reading

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By the Sea in Ireland, Mourning

I’ve moved on to Ireland in my trip around the world. This time it is to join John Banville and his protagonist Max as they mourn in a house by the seaside. Below is my review. The Sea by John … Continue reading

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List 5: Places I’d Like to Visit

Wow, this is a fun topic. I love traveling, and I had some great adventures traveling alone and with friends, on a budget or on the employer’s dime. So I’m going to do two lists: places I’d like to visit … Continue reading

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