Author Archives: Christopher Kilner | Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

A Time of Transition

My two previous posts have waxed philosophical and also carried the theme of settling in and finding a place, friends, and purpose in Ireland for the year. As the winter transitions to spring, the days grow longer, and the rain … Continue reading

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A Home without a House

Often, the distinction between a home and a house can be subtle, if not lost. A house is a place where one physically resides and sleeps, eats and lives; a home is a place where one invests there life and love—“not … Continue reading

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An Island for Reflection

In Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, he laments what he perceives as a collapse in participation in civic life as a consequence of a lack of involvement in meaningful, community building interactions. In today’s politically charged climate, it is not hard to … Continue reading

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