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Ahhh, Home

Warning: This post probably won’t make any sense at all to you North Americans and I suspect you won’t see the relevance or humour in it but for me it’s a slice of home, albeit a morbidly funny slice.

Still with me? Very well.

So my dad sent me this link today and I had a bit of an amusing giggle at Northern Irish ingenuity (or the lack thereof) after watching the video. Two boats and a helicopter and still the boat is stranded along with the rescue boat as well. Absolutely brilliant if you ask me. You have to be Irish to really appreciate the humour in that.

What shocked me though was something I wasn’t expecting at all. While I watched I was almost overcome with a wave of homesickness and nostalgia. I’ve been to Portrush. I spent many childhood summers there...

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