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This whole episode has vividly recalled a little walking tour of the west of Ireland when I was 19. I wandered into Galway on the weekend of the big races, in a pouring rain, and couldn't find a room so pitched a tent in an empty place. It turned out to be a firing range, as I was informed by a gang of 8-10 year old thugs the next morning. They immediately adopted the feeble-minded stranger and showed him a more appropriate place to camp, as well as where to find free food, etc. I subsidized them in a small way until realizing they were spending it all on under the counter porn and cigarettes.

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -- Dr Johnson
by melvin (melvingladys at or near yahoo.com) on Sat May 23rd, 2015 at 01:18:00 PM EST

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