Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

A Guide to the County of Wicklow by George Newenham Wright

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Second Edition, Considerably Enlarged (1827)

And in summing up…

Molesworth Street, Dublin

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Masons 1

Masons 2

Masons 3

Good old George

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

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I keep coming back to this.

Thinking always of my island in the Hebrides[12], which I suppose I shall never possess nor even see. Compton Mackenzie says even now most of the islands are uninhabited (there are 500 of them, only 10 per cent inhabited at normal times), and most have water and a little cultivable land, and goats will live on them.

[12] This is the first reference to Orwell’s dream of living in the Hebrides, to be realised in 1945 when he rented Barnhill, on Jura. Compare Winston Smith’s version of ‘the Golden Country’ in Nineteen Eighty-Four; see also Orwell’s review of Priest Island, 640. Peter Davison

via Orwell Diaries

Stephen McKenna – The Oldest God (1926)

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

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This blurry fish seems to agree…

Blurry fish

Necrophilia by Jim Leon (1938-2002)

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Necrophilia by Jim Leon - Oz #36 (1971)

Necrophilia by Jim Leon, Oz #36 (1971). Via John Coulthart.

Online library of Oz magazines here.


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