Friday August 14, 2020

Emer McLysaght: If you go on staycation and don’t put it on Instagram, did you even really go?

First came the sourdough photos. Then pics from our walks. Now we’re documenting every inch of Ireland while on holiday

2nd August, 2020
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Don’t let the staycation sourpusses ruin your moment in the sun

If a tree falls in a forest, and there’s nobody there to hear it, does it even make a sound? That’s a reliable old philosophical chestnut, isn’t it? Then there was Einstein who questioned if the moon only exists when he (or anyone) actually looks at it. And of course, there’s the theoretical conundrum of summer 2020: if you go on a staycation in Ireland and don’t post evidence on social media, did you even...

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