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Friday Five #20


1. Where were you born?

Right here in Dublin. That’s Dublin, Ireland.

2. If you still live there, where would you rather move to? If you don’t live there, do you want to move back? Why or why not?

I still live here, obviously, but I would like to move, to somewhere like Canada. I went to Toronto recently, just for a few days, and had such a great time – felt so comfortable – that I could very much see myself living over there. As a matter of fact, if my finances had been in a better state earlier this year I might have been in Vancouver right now. I still want to go there, maybe next year.

3. Where in the world do you feel the safest?

Here, I have to be honest. Although I felt surprisingly at home when I was in Toronto. Not like London last summer. I found it to be a quite intimidating city. I guess Dublin can be intimidating too, with the winding streets and the getting lost every five minutes and whatnot. I still can’t find my own way around most of my local area, let alone the city.

4. Do you feel you are well-traveled?

Not yet. I’ve been abroad a few times but my list is quite short: England, Wales, Northern Ireland, France, Belgium and Canada. I’m not even nearly finished.

5. Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?

A toss-up between Paris and Toronto. I want to go back and see both properly. I’ve been to Paris twice and I still haven’t been to the Louvre! And I may tackle London again sometime, but not alone. Travelling just isn’t that much fun alone.