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I’m in Germany after midnight on New Year’s Day, walking alone through darkness. An hour ago, I was in the city center, admiring fireworks among cheering strangers; now, my footsteps echo on a rural road. It has started to snow. … Continue reading

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Winter Time

When taxi drivers, store keepers, professors, and students in Galway mention the winters of 2010 and 2011, they adopt the┬átone of those recounting tough, repressed experiences. Ice and snow clogged the stone streets of the city as temperatures dipped to … Continue reading

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