Yesterday I went to Glasgow to hear Iain Anderson in conversation with Alan Riach and Norman Bissell about the poetry of Scotland.This was a pretty good event even before it started because it gave me a chance to meet up with friends I met at the Atlantic Islands Festival on Luing last year, and there… Read More »
O swan by swan my heart goes downThrough Dublin town, through Dublin town from Liffeytown I salvaged Eavan Boland’s New Collected Poems from the wreck of Borders just before Christmas and started to read it last night.heart-stopping.heart breaking.I don’t know if I’m in love or in despair.How could I ever write anything as good?
There’s a new link at the side to the site of a very promising young illustrator. She is a friend of Nomi at terragrith, who designed my web-site for me, and I first became aware of her work when she did a design for Eurydice Rising. Now she is working on a series of illustrations… Read More »