A Day in Dublin December 26th 2007 Greetings from Dublin! It's St. Stephen's Day here (Boxing Day in the UK and Canada) so little is open... but the weather's pleasant, leaves still green on the trees. I'll add pictures in a day or two, when I'm not posting from a per-minute internet connection.
The thing most striking so far is that all the signs are in both English and Gaelic... though I've yet to hear anyone speaking the la ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
Adventurer who fell in love with Africa, and moved there for a while.
Activities: Aikido, Falconry, sailing, surfing, SCUBA, aviation (I can fly, not currently licensed,) eco-construction and sustainable harvests... getting all Africans a polio vaccination and wiping out Malaria are dreams of mine as well.
Those of you who have been there will understand what I mean by this: The red dust that covers your skin and stains your hair seeps on through the skin and into the soul; In my heart, I am now part African.
Though I've come to believe that my rightful place is not to live in W. Afri... full info