Changing Lanes: My curious night with the maids of the mountains

One mile above sea level seems a strange place to live, but then so is Navan when you work in Dublin and have to spend three hours in traffic every day.

20th January, 2007

One mile above sea level seems a strange place to live, but then so is Navan when you work in Dublin and have to spend three hours in traffic every day.

Though the effects of altitude are slightly different, both practices can have a considerable effect on your sanity.

I woke, sweating and spluttering among unfamiliar surroundings. The shutters lent an intense darkness to the bedroom, but following frenzied tugging at handles, the light finally...

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