First Saturday in June (2014): Reading The Guardian On the Train From Cork

The Guardian really likes Tom Cruise.  Self remembers reading rave reviews for some movie he did two years ago (“Oblivion”?), and now they’ve given “Edge of Tomorrow” (a kind of “Groundhog Day”/ science fiction mash-up) a positive review. OK, mebbe self is confusing The Guardian with CinemaBlend.com?  Here, anyway, is the link to The Guardian review.

Self is back in Dublin.  The train trip from Cork was very long.

Yes, she’s just been taking lightning trips all over Ireland.

Today was a beautiful day.  Not even the smallest cloud in the sky.

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Room: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is ROOM:

From the four walls that currently surround you to the infinite potential of space, this week we’d like you to show us your take on room, rooms, or a room.

Here is a picture of self’s room in Café Paradiso, in the city of Cork.  She arrived here from Ballyvolane House yesterday afternoon, in pouring rain.

She was lucky to snag a place here, just last week.  There are only a handful of guest rooms above the best vegetarian restaurant in all of Ireland.  She got “The Red Room.”

In love with her room, in love with the city

In love with her room, in love with the city

All self did in The Red Room was read and write and drink tea.  And eat, of course.  There were two delicious chocolate truffles in the fridge when she arrived.

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She had breakfast delivered to her room.  The card explained what her breakfast consisted of:

Breakfast in Her Room! The goodies were placed in her fridge last night, except for some fresh pastries which were waiting outside her door this morning.

Breakfast in Her Room! The goodies were placed in her fridge last night, except for some fresh pastries which were waiting outside her door this morning.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

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