@playgrrrlofthewesternworld There are! I tried to instigate a meetup a while back and we did one, but haven't bothered to do anything since. Decca (of this parish) is also Irish but is in the UK I believe.
@timesnewroman I know. Total twoon (Twitter swoon).
@timesnewroman I tweeted Margaret Atwood saying I was reading it and she tweeted me back being like 'wow that's an old book'. Little does she know I pretty much read things that were published between 1800 and 1970 exclusively.
Love the Country Girls. I must read it again now I'm actually living in Ireland. My graduate books were The Golden Notebook and The Edible Woman.
@j.a.b. Totally this! "So basically, um, I like, need to work on my self esteem or something I guess? Is that... Do you..? Um, yeah".
@yeah-elle People who don't reply to emails straight away? Who are they! I'm actually kinda jealous since they probably don't have this weird brain itch going on when they know they have unread mail.
50 % find a job I don't hate for when my contract ends on my current one
25% get a smear test/IUD
15% finish watching all the Doctor Who on my dvr
7% regain my goddamn fitness once my broken toe heals
3% sort my taxes
@Helvetica Logged in just to thumbs-up this gif.
One of my all-time fave books of all time. I think I've recommended it in every Hairpin books thread I've ever participated in. Also in this category: Return of the Native by Hardy, which I re-read recently when visiting home (because its set in the region and I had brought nothing home with me to read, so what better way to bask in ones homeland than to read a book set in it over 100 years ago). I was still reading it when I came back to Dublin and was so upset about finishing it that one day boyfriend came home to find me crying 'I'm sad because I miss my book!'
@stuffisthings Hey almost birthday twin, I turn 25 on Thursday :)