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Electric Eden at the Brewery Bar...

Well… Week 3 was good (if you don’t ask about the Range Rover… that’s a work in progress)!

I started the evening with my tame mechanic and chauffeur for the evening, Stu, popping in for a quick pint at the… 506 more words

Dubliners: A Review

In college, I had an Irish Literature course, so naturally, I’m over Irish Literature for the rest of eternity. However, a little book has been glaring at me on my bookshelf for the past few years and it finally tricked me into reading it in its entirety. 690 more words

‘Dubliners’ by James Joyce

My rating: 3 stars

Dubliners was my first time experiencing a book by James Joyce. It presents the reader with 15 short stories focusing on specific moments from the lives of some of Dublin’s inhabitants at the beginning of the 20th century. 421 more words


The Dragon

It’s extraordinary how much a city can change in a short period of time. Take Dublin. In 2013 when I last lived here full time, Dublin was a vibrant city in the midst of change, just pulling out of the last vestiges of a huge economic slump. 659 more words

Politics And Art

Review: Dubliners Women

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub.

James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories, is arguably one of his most accessible works with simple and realistic accounts that explore the world of Edwardian Dublin. 521 more words


Art and identity

In a previous post, I criticized Tolstoy’s What is Art? for putting forth an impoverished view of art, impoverished because it forbids any kind of quasi-private communicative role for art. 677 more words

Philosophical Reflections