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    2021 Grateful 50: Restorative power of reedbeds

    A couple of years ago, I considered myself a rational, intelligent woman. I had a handle on what was going on. I didn’t overact. I

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    Rock on, Don!

    I can remember the days when my life was full of 21st birthday parties. Then it was engagement parties. Then it was weddings, followed by

    Derelict building not far from the North Strand
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    North Strand to North Brunswick Street

    I was in the North Strand in Dublin. I wanted to get to North Brunswick Street. I checked with Google and saw that taking public

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    Blue Monday

    Back in 2005, a publicity stunt by SkyTravel introduced the world to Blue Monday, the third Monday in January, apparently the most depressing day of

    Ko Yao Noi bungalows
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    2018 Grateful 12

    We’re more than half-way through our four weeks in Thailand and I’m missing home, just a tad. It’s a peculiar feeling, not one I’m used

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    Julian – thanks for ruining my weekend

    I have a fleeting interest in Internet governance. I’ve read Jovan Kurbalija’s book An Introduction to Internet Governance, a free resource that pretty much explains

    2017 Grateful 52

    2017 Gratefuls 17 and 16

    I was awake every other hour last night having a nightmare of the sort I thought I’d left behind 10 years ago when I signed

    Slovenia

    Bled – simply bled

    The Slovenian town of Bled is the stuff chocolate boxes were made for. I’d been hearing about it for years as it popped up on

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    2017 Grateful 41

    My, my, my. What a week that was. I’d say there are a lot of sore heads in Budapest this morning and a lot of

    Cuba

    Caution – scissors and artists at work

    Pick an airport. Spot a passenger with a home-fashioned cardboard tube. Chances are, they’ve been to Cuba. Artists and their artwork are alive and well

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