Monthly Archives: May 2014

A JAMES JOYCE / NORA BARNACLE LONDON BLOOMSDAY WALK

Irish poet Niall McDevitt ‘proves by algebra’ that you don’t need to be in Dublin to do a Bloomsday walk. Telling the story of James Joyce’s belated marriage to Nora Barnacle in 1931 at Kensington Registry Office, as well as … Continue reading

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WELSH GINSBERG

The poem ‘Wales Visitation’ is important for lots of reasons – it’s an important Ginsberg poem, an important nature poem, an important psychedelic poem, an important Wales poem. It rolls and resonates hugely and is effortlessly unique. Somehow Ginsberg becomes … Continue reading

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W. B. YEATS WALK

W. B. YEATS WALK – FRI 13 JUNE Irish poet Niall McDevitt follows the Yeatsian trail in West London where Yeats lived as a child with his family, went to school at Godolphin, had a troubled friendship with William Morris, … Continue reading

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AN ADDRESS TO SCOTLAND

AN ADDRESS TO SCOTLAND Scotland you belong to your painted people, a people that paints itself, a people that paints its own fates. The pictures on the skin of the ancient arms and torso of Scotland are pictures of a … Continue reading

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