When
· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · October
· · · · 31 (1 entry)

Dublin Burning · We were walk­ing home to the hotel—cold but no rain on Hallowe’en—and the city sound­ed like a war zone, fire­works rat­tling and bang­ing in ev­ery di­rec­tion, pink and green lights against the sky. Down one lit­tle al­ley the ex­plo­sions were par­tic­u­lar­ly in­tense and I saw a wall paint­ed in colour by leap­ing flames, and si­mul­ta­ne­ous­ly firetrucks in­com­ing. “Let’s check this out” I told Lau­ren and with­out giv­ing her a chance to won­der if it was a good idea, head­ed down the al­ley in­to a dif­fer­ent Dublin ...
 
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