August Is a Wicked Month

‘August Is a Wicked Month’ according to Edna O’Brien. And September, which has just begun, should be called the Busy Month. Before the Julian Calendar in 45 BC, September used to be the seventh [...]

From Prague to Livorno, via Dublin

The window of the room where I write gives directly onto the narrow street outside. I like the comfort of seeing people walk past. It feels companionable, neighbourly.