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Dublin to home


After a day full of tarmac-sitting, I am back on my poor old ibook at home. The Ryanair flight from BVA to DUB was chaotic and cattle-like as usual, but the pilot had an interesting intercom annoucement in flight: “Italy have won two-nil in extra time.” This leaves me in a serious predicament as I […]

Dublin airport, points east, and points west


FR 1125 LGW-DUB 4 Jan 2035-2150 Although the UK immigration authorities had grilled me twice (and laid down two separate “leave to enter for six months” stamps within a page of each other), Ireland’s tired soul looked at the previous stamp and mumbled a bit. On this exit from Customs in Ireland I was not […]

Eastbound and Dublin I


US 828 PIT-PHL 28 Dec 1800-1910 US 98 PHL-LGW 2020-0825* BA 8082 LGW-DUB 29 Dec 1015-1140 In Dublin, I (almost accidentally) stayed with Ryan’s ridiculously hospitable friend Karen and family for the day (and night). They kept me primed with food and drink even when I was falling asleep on them. It was humbling.