… you send a guy in Dunlaoghaire an email to follow up a discussion some weeks previously about maybe doing an input on your masters’ programme. In the back of your mind is the possibility of approaching another guy in Blackrock to borrow a few Mac laptops so that the session can be more hands-on.

And this comes back:


They are both in Africa. Travelling together on an Ireland Aid project team. It’s times like this that you just know the world is a smaller place than it used to be…