Friday Fiction: A Historical Literary Dinner with Ezra and Dorothy Pound, WB Yeats, Iseult Gonne and Georgie Hyde Lees

literary historical

This is an extract from Dancing In The Wind, the second book in my WB Yeats trilogy.  It is narrated by … Read more

Tormentor Mentors

IN AUTUMN OF 1916, Iseult Gonne sent a long letter to her friend and mentor, WB Yeats, in which she referred to his recent critique of her writing: “I am most thankful to you for those criticisms you have made on my scribblings,” she wrote. “Yes, they are bad. I knew it all the while and I am glad of what you say about truth and beauty. I will try and put it into practice . . . but just now I am still too tired to work.”

Too tired to work. When I first came upon those words, as part of research I was doing into Gonne’s life, I felt like weeping. Yes, the writing she was doing at the time could sometimes be

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Special Occasion

Since leaving Dublin, I've been missing the shared morning meditation I used to enjoy there and seeking somewhere I can offer Inspiration Meditation.  So I'm delighted to have found the perfect venue just special yoga 1 ten minutes from my new house.

The Special Yoga Centre (SYC), Kensal Rise, has a range of great yoga and meditation classes but what makes it super special is that it also offers these as therapy to infants, children and teenagers with

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