I’m in Northampton for the start of the week. Training for my new job. I started off to Belfast International Airport at 4:30am, so I am surprised to still be awake at 9 pm.
There is a ladybird flying about the room right now and she’s driving me mad. Earlier I saw a spider, so I think there will be a great battle of the insects some time tonight. Otherwise my hotel room is comfortable. The other new recruits are nice enough, too. Shame I won’t see them (probably ever) again after Wednesday 🙂
It took me a while to work out how to connect my Mac to the internet, but I managed. Once I was online I found an email confirming that my recent interview with Expat Blog has been featured on their main site today – Check it out here!
Unfortunately the editor has made me look like an idiot. She was interviewing me for Dublin, but published the article as Northern Ireland. She changed all her ‘Dublins’ to ‘Northern Irelands’, yet she didn’t edit my answers to reflect her change in Geography. Well, it’s not the New York Times, so I guess I can expect a terrible “treatment” of my prose…
What attracted you [to Ireland]?
It was a bit of a random shot for me. I knew a bit of the history, a bit about the culture, but I didn’t move to Ireland because it was my dream homeland. Once I arrived, I fell in love with the country and that’s what brought me back… more
I also keep a link to my Expat Blog profile in the side bar to the right 🙂