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Links for 2012-07-27

  • This park’s life – The Irish Times – Thu, Jul 26, 2012 : Great article about Dublin’s Phoenix Park, Europe’s largest enclosed urban park (more than twice the size of New York’s Central Park, in fact). Now that I have two little kids, I’ve been spending a good portion of my weekends there — it’s a wonderful thing to have on our doorstep. Also:

    The park even breeds celebrities. “The lion that roars at the start of the MGM movies. He’s a Dub. He was born in Dublin Zoo.”

    (tags: phoenix-park dublin history parks deer lion kids)

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