Monthly Archives: July 2013

THE WHITE GODDESS

This is a photo of David Graeber talking at the gates of 35 St Peters Square, Hammersmith. The address is famous for Robert Graves’ and Laura Riding’s failed double suicide attempt in 1929. Graves’ friends and family referred to this … Continue reading

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Fr. Hopkins’ Crowded Grave

I never knew what Michael Hartnett meant by his phrase from ‘A Farewell to English’: ‘to Father Hopkins in his crowded grave’. A recent visit to Glasnevin Cemetary cleared up the mystery. Hopkins is buried in a Jesuit plot. (Jesuit … Continue reading

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