Author Archives: Andrea Ella

About Andrea Ella

Change junkie, adventure seeker, avid couchsurfer. Let's get weird.

Fluidity of time

This coming weekend marks two months at my current job.  It has gone by so unbelievably fast and I feel as if I’ve been stumbling through time in a daze. Advertisements

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A trip up North

My very close friend from Baltimore, Molly, arrived in Dublin on the 2nd.  I hadn’t seen her since my trip back home last May.  We began that Thursday night by trekking across the city to drop my dog off at … Continue reading

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Westport wanderings: part two

Part two, the final portion of my trip to Westport, is detailed below.  In case you missed part one, you can catch it here. I was given a walking stick and a cardboard sign and instructed to hitchhike to Croagh … Continue reading

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Westport wanderings: part one

I’ve broken up this narrative of my trip into two separate entries for length’s sake; it turned out to be much longer and more detailed than I thought it would be when I started typing.  Part 1 today, part 2 … Continue reading

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The power of symbolism

I find life easiest when it’s compartmentalized.  That’s why I like New Year’s so much.  Not for the parties or the fanfare, but for the symbolic closing of a chapter and the idea that one can start completely fresh.

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