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David Hare is Seventy Today. Remembering Racing Demon.

One of the most prolific of dramatists is seventy today.  He’s one of those very rare people who have been famous for as long as I’ve been conscious that some people are famous yet who isn’t actually that old.   590 more words

#OTD in 1870 – Birth of Eva Gore-Booth, poet, trade unionist and feminist, on the Lissadell Estate in Co Sligo.

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth was an Irish poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labour activist. She was born at Lissadell House, Co Sligo, the younger sister of Constance Gore-Booth, later known as the Countess Markievicz. 404 more words

Irish History

Victor Hugo

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. ― Victor Hugo

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“the truest changes in art are not changes of technique but of sensibility”

“the truest changes in art are not changes of technique but of sensibility”

— Howard Moss, art critic, poet, dramatist

Art

Poem - Ballad About Drinking

We had slaughtered a hundred white whales,
civilization was quite forgotten,
our lungs were burned out from smoking shag,
but on sighting port we blew out our chests like barrels… 567 more words

Poem