Monthly Archives For August 2010

Brand Ireland

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Wall supports Brand Ireland Following on recent calls by An Taoiseach Brian Cowen and journalist Enda O’Doherty for Irish writers to ‘do the state some service’ (and leaving aside the fact that the first man…

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Both Night and Morning

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“for Mr Ó Nualláin, ‘might have been’ has loomed largely in his college life – larger than his bantam strutting will admit” “When Mr Fitzpatrick grows up, he will find that ‘might-have-been’ figures too largely…

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Fight Like a Man!

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Meet the Spartniks! As regular readers of my blog are already know, my father was in the Spanish air force back in the time when it was the poor relation of the arm services. The…

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Urban Wanderings

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Book Review:The Situationists and the City, edited by Tom McDonough, (2009) Verso. It isn’t entirely clear why Verso thought now would be a good time to publish a book of extracts from the writings of…

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