"The trouble is, most people don't want to see things the way they are. They don't even want to stop getting born and dying all the time, instead of stopping and staying with God, where it's really nice...I never saw such a bunch of apple-eaters." ~Teddy
Ireland: travel books to read before you go. << This excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guide provides a selection of travel literature to enhance your trip. Travel in Ireland seems to inspire writers, some of whom seem obsessed with using Guinness as a metaphor for Irish life. As irritating as that is to the Irish and anyone else with an aversion to bad metaphors, some manage the job with cleverness and humour.