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  • 2014 Grateful 52

    2014 Grateful 1

    And so, three years of being grateful draw to a close. It was back in 2012 when the inimitable Biddy McD put me on to

    2014 Grateful 2

    When I’ve not been glued to the telly, I’ve been out and about catching up with people, some of whom I’ve known for years, and

    2014 Grateful 3

    Standing on a mate’s balcony the other night, having an illicit cigarette, I was struck by the silence in the city. It was freezing cold,

    2014 Grateful 4

    Last week started off well and finished well – but the bits in between I could live without repeating. If I’d charted my emotional well-being,

    2014 Grateful 5

    I’m a sucker for romance. Always have been. I had thought that I might grow out of it as maturity set in and idealism gradually

    2014 Grateful 6

    A hectic week in Geneva at the Geneva Internet Conference (GIC) was followed by an equally hectic weekend in Budapest for Jack Doyle’s 5th Birthday. 

    A very virtual reality

    It’s easy to confuse me. It doesn’t take much. I even manage to confuse myself on occasion. There have been times when I’ve told a

    2014 Grateful 52

    2014 Grateful 7

    I lost my grip on reality for a time this week. My inner sense of balance went out of kilter and for a while I

    2014 Grateful 8

    When your world is actually a series of interconnected smaller worlds, sometimes mixing them up doesn’t go so well. I have lots of worlds of

    2014 Grateful 9

    There was a stage in my life when I would drive the length and breadth of Ireland to see a fortune teller. I was fascinated,

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