Posts tagged ‘dublin’

Marketing Kisses to Americans

We lived in Ireland for about two years. While there, we had plenty of guests come and visit us. We usually met them at the airport…

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Dave Gorman on Kilkenny

Dave Gorman is a writer and comedian whom I admire. His recent blog post about visiting Kilkenny, Ireland for a gig reminded me of the two…

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A Huge Pent Up Demand?

Speaking of the Canadian Football League…I was looking for some Vancouver Canucks news today, and accidentally learned that Joost users will be able to watch CFL…

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Your Guide to an Irish Fry-Up

The Irish love their fried breakfast, typically referred to as ‘a fry-up’ or ‘rashers and eggs’. Internationally, it’s called ‘heart attack before noon’. I never learned…

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My First (and Possibly Last) Cat Blogging Post of 2007

Our hotel is right next to the Royal Dublin Society, commonly known around these parts as the RDS. The RDS is pretty much like Vancouver’s PNE,…

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And We Think the Housing Prices are Deadly in Vancouver…

Back in 2001, we paid the equivalent of CAN $2700/month for a slightly shabby but spacious two bedroom flat in the centre of Dublin. That was…

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Own a Little Chunk of Lansdowne Road

Dublin’s Landsdowne Road is the oldest rugby ground in the world that hosts international matches. They also have international soccer/football matches there–I saw Ireland beat Russia…

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Going Offline for a Couple of Days

Internet access permitting, the next post will be from Dublin:

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