“in the first glow of such a February sun”: Gerald Blount’s walk in Dublin

As part of my Phd research on depictions of Dublin in visual art, I have also been looking at written descriptions of the city through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. While my main source has been guidebooks, in the past few weeks I’ve concentrated on other written sources – fiction, drama, and poetry. One ofContinue reading ““in the first glow of such a February sun”: Gerald Blount’s walk in Dublin”

Resolutions: one month on.

Back at the end of December I wrote about some academic New Year’s resolutions and goals. Sitting by the fire on this bright and cold early February afternoon, I re-read the post and was actually quite pleased with the progress I have made over the past month. One of main resolutions was to get writing,Continue reading “Resolutions: one month on.”