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History in the making

Today (a "bank holiday") we went to Dublinia, a permanent exhibition about medieval Dublin and the Vikings and such. It's really aimed at kids, but it was quite fun (save the very noisy party of French children just ahead of us). Then we crossed the bridge into Christ Church to have a look around. It's the most impressive church I've ever seen, just full of interesting things. You can go down into the crypt, which is apparently unusual, as it spans nearly the full length of the church. There's an audiovisual display down there, and a small kitchen for refreshments after services would you believe.

I also found out that the street we live on the corner of, Fishamble St, is one of the oldest, if not the the oldest street in Dublin, dating back to the 10th century. Also, just to name drop, the first performance of Handel's Messiah happened in the courtyard of our apartment building (there's an art installation commemorating it).

Of more recent historical significance, it's my birthday tomorrow! 29! We're going to go to a vegetarian restaurant for dinner. Please co-ordinate with Laura for any fedex'ing of presents.




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