Author Archives: Celia Hallan | University College Dublin

About Celia Hallan | University College Dublin

Pursuing an MA in Geography at University College Dublin

Stay Calm and Look Around

About a month ago, I sat in a Dublin cafe, reading Pamela Paul’s New York Times piece “Let Children Get Bored Again.” It was a parent-focused article, arguing that the pressure on parents to fill children’s lives with constant activity, … Continue reading

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Places to Live, People to See

A few days ago, I received a wonderful Christmas present in the form of an email. My aunt, uncle, and two cousins wrote that they had booked tickets to spend their spring break in Dublin. In addition to the news, … Continue reading

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The Place to Start

I am a diarist. I have a habit of writing down images that catch my eye and phrases that catch my ear. I enjoy telling stories and reflecting on outings, so I expected to write this post easily. Instead, I … Continue reading

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