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Irish Pubs in Bologna

Irish Pubs in Bologna

And just as I was about to give up, the night bus I was running after stopped in the middle of the Ponte della Libertà and picked me up – drenched and slightly hysterical at 3 AM on a Venice Tuesday. Isn’t that refreshing: a quirky anecdote hinting at my utterly unique experience? Naturally, I’ll play it cool and give a dismis...

A Big, Fluffy Blob of Grey

A Big, Fluffy Blob of Grey

“So where do you draw the line between absolutism and not having an opinion at all?” Oh no, no, mate. That’s not what I meant. Look, I was quite happy with the dinner-friendly small-talk we had going on, but I suppose your seemingly –painfully- obvious question calls for one of my favourite rants, even if we’re only on...

Attempted Adulthood

Attempted Adulthood

August 2015 “And that’s my rental contract.” At this point I’m pretty sure the bank teller can see me sweating through my pressed shirt. I’m good at cost-benefit analyses, but apparently not so much at ‘likelihood of sweat-stains to professional attire’ ratios. It’s too hot for what I’m weari...