BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Happy Bloomsday – listen to the definitive recording of Ulysses

Ulysses – James Joyce’s 700-page masterpiece – is 100 years old today. June 16th is known throughout the world as Bloomsday, after protagonist Leopold Bloom. This Bloomsday to celebrate the centenary of … Continue reading

June 16, 2020 · 2 Comments

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

A is for ALL IN A DAY

We tend to think of a novel having a big landscape with a great sweep of characters and the story told over weeks, years, even centuries. But some writers have … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 19 Comments