Monthly Archives For April 2012

Acceptable Racism

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Apparently the 84-year-old American novelist Cynthia Ozick is favourite to win the “Orange Prize for excellence in fiction written by women” for her novel Foreign Bodies. In an article in the UK Guardian’s series My…

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The Minister Speaks from Fantasy Island

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Even when presented with cold hard reality, Government ministers refuse to acknowledge it, preferring to live in a fantasy island.  Spin is one thing, denial is another. Take Lucinda Creighton on RTE’s This Week programme.  She…

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