Author Archives: Selena Zhao | Queen's University Belfast

Playing

I’ve really enjoyed reflecting on my time on this island through the birds I’ve seen, so I’ll continue the theme of my last blog. Since I’ve been back, I’ve seen more birds! Some of them have been during travels. Black-headed … Continue reading

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Birds Through Ireland

Before I returned home for winter break, Maysa—my fellow Belfast Mitchell—bought me a book by Conor O’Brien called Ireland Through Birds. On my flight home, already missing the moody grey-green landscapes, I found solace in O’Brien’s journey to glimpse twelve … Continue reading

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Finding Home

The bus ride from Belfast to Dublin is just two hours, but it can feel like a journey—from the North to the Republic, pounds to Euro, just enough time to feel momentarily weightless before the pace of life swoops in … Continue reading

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