Monday, January 13, 2014


I was asked if I knew of any secondhand bookshops in Dublin. The above recently acquired book was no longer needed and the hope was that it might now prove useful to someone else rather than ending its short life in the shredder.

In a wild moment, I suggested that it might be put up on FreeCycle. Surely, at this very moment, in this capital city, there was some Spanish speaking person out there who wanted to start learning German.

As my wife is a member of Freecycle, she put it up, more as an act of faith than in serious expectation.

And, lo and behold, there was. A Spanish speaker, working in Dublin, and now migrating to Switzerland.

And who said they didn't believe in miracles.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Lovely little tale. Perhaps the more we look, the more we find - miracles, and many other things as well?