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Aided Naoise an Togán

Aided Naoise an Togán

As this blog post’s title suggests, this isn’t a story that ends well, but for those unfamiliar with Old Irish, I’ll slap a big CW for animal death on this one. Because this is the tragic, heartbreaking tale of Naoise the Squirrel. (For those who are familiar with Irish, yes I know Naoise should be in the genitive there, but idk what the genitive form is, so bite me.) I’ll start at the beginning: on Friday, I moved house. This…

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The Moments I Know Magic

The Moments I Know Magic

Despite promising myself I’d try to get an earlier night last night, it reached 2am and I was still on my laptop. After chastising myself I got ready for bed, but my mind was too active. I couldn’t sleep. Cambridge is a quiet place. My room at home is quiet, too: it’s at the back of the house, and looks out over the garden. I can hear pigeons and other birds in the silence, but with double-glazed windows, not a…

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Dragons In The Ferns (With Bonus Ducks)

Dragons In The Ferns (With Bonus Ducks)

I’m back from my holiday in Derbyshire, where I was reminded of my complete dependance on WiFi by the utter lack of it. Not sure if the North of England just doesn’t go in for publicly accessibly WiFi or if we were simply unlucky, but man, am I glad to be home. It didn’t help that Pepper, my newly acquired tablet, decided not to connect to the only internet access we did find — my experiences of the Surface 2…

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