Sagrada Família – The Most Amazing Building Not Yet Seen
During a week long trip to Barcelona recently I visited so many places across the Catalan city, however the one which is still captivating is Antonio Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece – Sagrada Família – the Cathedral of the Holy Family. Building commenced on the Cathedral in 1882 (I note: the same year James Joyce was born!),…
B is for Bloomsday
Bloomsday is tomorrow. For those of you unaware, this is one of the most celebrated dates in literature. The day a “mixed middling” went to a funeral, wandered the streets of Dublin, ate a gorgonzola sandwich, got lambasted for being Jewish (even tho’ in the strictest terms he wasn’t!), made friends with another wandering soul,…
Captain Planet Saves Belfast
A friend of mine told me about this – there is just something fundamentally wrong with allowing children to watch stuff like this!! Yes, I’m sure Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley would be interested in starting a bakery together!