Let’s Go to the Mall!!

On Saturday, we ventured out of the city and headed south into the suburbs. Will wanted to go to a specific bike shop and we needed to get some groceries. ..

Becoming a resident, Part 2

Another part of becoming a resident is the realisation that local practices really are the most practical response to local conditions. That idea looks obvious when the words appear on my screen! ..

Our first visitors

Settling into our lives in Dublin has been a long (but fun) process since Will arrived. ..

Becoming a resident, Part 1

The first step to becoming a resident of a city? Actually moving there. The moving company retrieved the paper and cardboard Wednesday evening, so I can say that we’re moved in.

Two tugs, Tina. Only two tugs.

As Will said yesterday, we are really excited to get the sea shipment. ..

Seventy percent unpacked

One of Anita’s friends said that you reach a point of despair in unpacking: You are 70% unpacked, and you have no idea where to put anything that you unpack beyond that. ..

Paper Paper Everywhere

So far, the toughest part of unpacking is the grey paper wrapped around everything. ..

Our stuff arrived!

Our shipment of stuff from the States arrived this morning! This is the shipment that went by sea. It was unloaded in less than two hours, by two young men and their supervisor. ..