INTP

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So I had some time on my hands the other day, and decided to take an online personality test, just for fun. Unsurprisingly ( to me anyway ), the result was that I am a strong INTP; this site lists the traits of this personality type nicely and succinctly ( I quote ) : As […]

Hiraeth

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Hiraeth (hɨraɪ̯θ), noun | A Welsh, untranslatable feeling, hiraeth is loosely described as a homesickness for a home you cannot return to anymore or a place, which never even existed. Connotations of sadness, yearning, profound nostalgia, and wistfulness are imbued into the state of hiraeth. Overall this beautiful, but painful longing is a an expression […]

Trip to Connemara, Jan 2016

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There is something very special about Connemara, especially in the winter time. Being out there amidst the windswept, desolate mountains and hills is an experience both humbling and exhilarating at the same time – I find peace there, solitude and equanimity. Somehow, all the sorrows, worries and anxieties of the Rat Race no longer matter […]