Western Jihad: Islam for Dummies

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I didn’t leave my house today. I woke up to the news – my day was a write off. My heart breaks for Syria, Palestine, Afghanistan.. It broke for Paris on the 13th of November 2015, and it broke for Brussels today. My heart breaks for the lost lives, those injured, their families, and the people left with fear in their hearts. But every time something like this happens, my heart sinks for all my Muslim brothers and sisters out there. I know what’s coming…

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How Not to Rent in Dublin

  

Room to rent: To share a space in a single bed with three people on the condition that you provide foot rubs, with your tongue. Must love cats and rampant verrucas. Must speak French, German, Chinese, and Japanese. Must be a non-smoker, working full-time, studying full-time, must have work and rental references, and a PhD. Rent €850/pm. Apply with 1,500 word essay about yourself. Due to high demand we can’t reply to everyone. 


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Ireland: Destiny’s Child Can Save You

filepicker-h8fPnh3Ske57taoYh8nQ_destinys_child_.jpgThe bank holiday is over, so naturally I’m spending my day refusing to leave the house. I’m currently sitting on the floor with a jar of Nutella, a knife (for spreadin’), a few things I could spread Nutella on, and a few things that I shouldn’t (but I will (what are your thoughts on my use of the Oxford comma there? Ooh I’m bad)). This is the creative process. Just let it happen y’all.

I’m currently delving into the life of Beyonce (how do I do one of them fada things on a Macbook?) in an attempt to like, yknow, become her? My research has taken me into her Destiny’s child stage (hella important, I know) and I’ve realised that there’s a lot that we can learn from Beyoncé (thurr we go), Kelly, and whatsherface. These lessons are very important for the 21st Century woman, especially, the 21st Century Irish woman. Here are my findings:

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