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I’m Sorry

March 20, 2014 by in category Uncategorized

This is an old post I found on my hard-drive   I pace my room, my heart racing and my head swimming. I said some things I’m not proud, I was petty and pathetic and you had every right to be angry. I should have held my tongue, I should have given in sooner but […]

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Chinese Stir-Fry Noodles

March 16, 2014 by in category Asian/Indian, Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , , , , ,

Ingredients 300g tofu 175g egg noodles 150g frozen peas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 bunch of spring onions, sliced 300g pack mixed stir-fry veg (shredded cabbage, baby sweetcorn, beansprouts, pepers, whatever you want) 150ml hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons orange juice salt and pepper Cooking Instructions Drain the tofu, pat dry on kitchen paper and cut into small cubes Cook or soak the noodles following […]

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IRISH – Hurlamaboc Achoimre (Summary for Hurlamaboc)

December 16, 2013 by in category Notes tagged as , , , , , ,

Bhí gach rud foirfe i dteach Lisín. Bhí sí lánsásta le gach rud – A fear céile Pól, a mic Ruán agus Cuán, an teach, agus léi féin. Bhí Cuán trí bliana déag d’aois, agus bhí Ruán ocht mbliana déag. Bhí Lisín agus Pól pósta le fiche bliain, agus bhí siad ag ullmhú cóisire chun […]

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IRISH – Cáca Milis Achoimre (Summary for Cáca Milis)

December 16, 2013 by in category Notes tagged as , , , ,

Tháinig bean óg go dtí an stáisiún traenach sa charr lena máthair. Bhí ar an seanbhean dul go dtí an leithreas, ach dúradh léi fanacht go dtí go dtiocfadh a hiníon eile. Nuair a tháinig sí, d’imigh an bhean óg isteach sa stáisiún. Agus í ag léamh ar an traein, chonaic sí fear dall ag […]

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IRISH – Gnáthrud Achoimre (Summary for Gnáthrud)

December 16, 2013 by in category Notes tagged as , , , ,

Bhí Jimmy ag ól lena chairde i dteach tabhairne i mBéal Feirste. Smaoinigh sé ar a bhean chéile álainn ag iarraidh na páistí a chur a luí. Ní raibh Jimmy sásta bheith ag ól, ach dúirt Sarah leis dul ar eagla go sílfí go raibh sé faoi shlat aici. D’ordaigh Jimmy deochanna dá chairde, ach […]

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IRISH – Dís Achoimre (Summary for Dís)

December 16, 2013 by in category Notes tagged as , , , ,

Bhí lanúin óg ina suí cois tine tráthnóna amháin. Bhí an páipéar ag Seán, ach bhí a bhean ag iarraidh labhairt leis. Dúirt sé go raibh sé ag obair an lá ar fad, agus dúirt an bhean go raibh sise ag obair an lá ar fad sa teach. Thug sé leathanach den pháipéar di. Bhí […]

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I say sorry… A lot

August 25, 2013 by in category Blog

I apologise for nearly everything. Someone bumps into me? I say sorry. It starts to rain while I’m out with someone? I say sorry. I feel I’m not talking enough? I say sorry. If the world were to explode into billions of fragments hurtling into space, I would clutch my shard of home, turn to […]

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ENGLISH – Sylvia Plath – Essay

January 11, 2013 in category English, Notes tagged as , , ,

“The poetry of Sylvia Plath is intense, deeply personal and quite disturbing.” Do you agree with this assessment of her poetry?   I agree with the assessment that Plath’s poetry is intense, deeply personal and quite disturbing. Plath has a dark mind filled with doubts and demons of all shapes and sizes which provide a […]

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ENGLISH – William Wordsworth – Essay

October 9, 2012 in category English, Notes tagged as , , , , , ,

William Wordsworth The poetry of William Wordsworth appeals to a modern reader, discuss why.   The poetry of William Wordsworth transcends to time to appeal to modern readers. As a romantic, Wordsworth delights in the world around him. Wordsworth’s references to nature, found in all of his poetry, is what gives his poetry a timeless […]

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I Say Sorry… A Lot

March 23, 2012 by in category Opinions, Personal tagged as , , , ,

I apologise for nearly everything. Someone bumps into me? I say sorry. It starts to rain while I’m out with someone? I say sorry. I feel I’m not talking enough? I say sorry. If the world were to explode into billions of fragments hurtling into space, I would clutch my shard of home, turn to […]

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