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Happy Bloomsday

Bloomsday celebrates James Joyce’s Ulysses. The story takes place takes place on a single day: June 16th 1904 in Dublin. Ulysses follows the life and thoughts of Leopold Bloom and … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

HAPPY JUNE 16th – a special day

A bit of background (from a 2013 post I wrote on the subject) Bloomsday celebrates Leopold Bloom, the main character in James Joyce’s Ulysses. The story takes place takes place … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Bloomsday — quotes from JAMES JOYCE on Christopher Columbus and his own immortality

Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honoured by posterity because he was the last to discover America. I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment