The Begorrathon 2017


March is just around the corner, which in these parts means only one thing. Reading Ireland Month Once again, Cathy from 746 Books and I will be co-hosting a month-long blogathon on all things Irish: books, movies, music, TV, and whatever you’re having yourself.  We had huge success last year: 130 posts from bloggers worldwide! […]

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Tractatus


Today is World Poetry Day, a global celebration of verse. You might be able to swap your poetic musings for coffee today! As part of Reading Ireland Month, I have chosen “Tractatus” by the wonderful Irish poet Derek Mahon. The short poem is a heady mix that encompasses Wittgenstein, Greek myth, and a famed historian […]

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