Author Archives: cmacpherson19
Being On Time
At 9:17pm, watching the latest in a series of sunsets that stretch surprisingly deep into the night, I established some common ground with the sun: these days, we are both drawing out saying a difficult goodbye to Dublin. At 53.3448° … Continue reading
A Door Too Small for its Purpose?
The main entrance to Trinity’s campus is a rather small wooden door that can accommodate, at most, two people simultaneously, provided both are content to shimmy sideways and squeeze past each other. As a gate to one of Ireland’s largest … Continue reading
The crowd of sixty that gathered in front of the Dublin immigration office chanted according to the commands of an indefatigable migrant activist named Lucky, whose pursuit of justice is matched in optimistic intensity only by his thunderous voice. … Continue reading
Second to Nun
With her spectacles, walking trousers, and sensibly short graying hair, Susie, an Irish Dominican sister in her fifties, is not exactly the image one would conjure when picturing a member of the Trinity Women’s Freshers Rowing Team. “The girls had … Continue reading