Monthly Archives: December 2012

Powercut Verbatim

In 1998, my family at home in Carrantanlass, County Galway, experienced our second Christmas in a row without electricity due to storms. We had Christmas dinner  by candlelight at my cousins next door. For about four days, we otherwise congregated … Continue reading


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The Problem of Odd Socks

Well, the internet appears to be broken. Or else I am not as proficient at using it as I thought I was. Has my technology addiction failed me after all? Can it really be true that it is not possible … Continue reading

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