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On September 9, 2013, my life changed. This was the day I followed my dreams, and began an adventure of a life time. Moving to Ireland for school on my own is something completely out of my comfort zone.. or so it used to be.
After a full night of travel with one stop over in London, I finally arrived in Belfast. Representatives from …
... I was in a year ago from today.
There is no way I can ever pay back my mom for everything she has done for me to get here. She is the most selfless person I know - especially when it comes to my sister and I.
No words can really describe the gratitude I have for my mom. She is my number one inspiration for the kind of person I hope to be as i get older.
I love you Mom. Happy Mother's Day! I can't wait to see you in a few weeks.
So, it was finally time to hit Aldergrove! I had been waiting all summer and looking forward to this trip, particularly the past week. Not much to report other than the flight with easy jet was on time and went without any hitch or delay.
It was nice touching down in Gatwick with a sense ...
... with the usual Irish twisted take
on urban planning; Belfast’s answer to the tower of Pisa; the town clock
leaning a good four foot to the right with every clock face telling a different
(wrong ) time. The salmon of knowledge by the river, telling the history of
Belfast and a symbol of the salmon that have returned to the river Lagan after
the ship building industry has gone. The more you kiss the fish, the smarter you become. ...
... to "enjoy" Belfast. I came here on "political" pilgrimage, to learn and to witness and pay respects to a city that has long epitomized for me the cost of the brokenness of our human race. The Irish conflict, the Troubles, the long imperialist history of the British Empire and the island of Ireland is the story of the world, told in all its different guises on every ...