June Round-Up

I was so busy over June with one thing and another that this poor blog was completely neglected, and I now find myself with a list to review and anxiety building.  So I’m going to cheat and put everything into one post although that does mean that none of the titles will get the attention they deserve.  But first (because it has a literary theme) the highlight of June was a weekend in Dublin on the 16th for the Bloomsday festival!  This was my first time in Dublin and it really was wonderful. Lots of people in costume, readings on doorsteps (No.7 Eccles Street!) and brilliant performances – especially from The Abbey Theatre,  but best of all was just Dublin. It literally bought Ulysses to life – the rhythm of the streets, the chatter and music coming from everywhere felt so familiar!

But enough about fun, what did I read? Continue reading “June Round-Up”