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What struck me about Dublin as I first walked around is how open it is. There aren’t any tall buildings in the city centre. I’m not sure there are any really tall buildings in Dublin at all, at least not to London standards. It’s refreshing. There’s air and sunlight in the streets and none of the borderline claustrophobia you get in London. There are lots of tourists, but it doesn’t feel as crammed as Brighton does on a summer afternoon. I find myself comparing it favourably with my adopted hometown and wondering if I could live there. (more…)


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