The Ballad of Seán and Orla and Other Stories: a Weekend in Nice, France

The Ballad of Seán and Orla and Other Stories: a Weekend in Nice, France

If you like this please +1 it! Ah! La belle France! I flew to Nice, on the Côte d’Azur, for a family reunion recently. Three of my five brothers, and both of my sisters, made it to Nice for the weekend. I hadn’t seen my twin brothers, Hugh and Killian, for over twelve years; my sister Fiona and her new husband Bruce for a year, and not since their marriage last February; my brother Cormac for about three years; my sister Dairine and her beloved, also called Cormac, for about two months and my dear parents Paddy and Cinnie for about three weeks. It was a big occasion, and I felt a mixture of excitement and trepidation before the trip. As a family we were never great at holding back, and a weekend together would provide a perfect opportunity to have a row from which there would not be sufficient time to recover. After my arrival in Nice Airport one Saturday afternoon, I was happy but perhaps a little anxious, made the more acute in the light of the terrible sadness that Nice had experienced in July. This is a PREMIUM access article. We use a simple to use web wallet that can be filled up using a credit card, PayPal or with XLM using a secure payment system. Once you have paid, you will have ongoing access to the article from the device (tablet, phone, PC) that you used to pay for it. You can access the post by topping up your web wallet with 20 stellar lumen tokens (the price of a stellar lumen is currently usd ) if you haven’t already done so and then making a micropayment of 2 lumens to continue reading this post   Remember: NO subscription required, NO monthly fees, NO personal information, just a new secure micropayment mechanism for content you want to see.


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