Searching for Literary Oxford

High Street in Oxford

  We were in Wonderland and, like Alice, we were lost. Not down a rabbit hole, but on the teeming streets of Oxford’s city center searching for our hotel. We were overwhelmed by the traffic - cars, bikes and busses and the sidewalks crowded with the pedestrians. Beyond the traffic and the tourists, I saw no Mad Hatters or Dodo birds, but glimpsed instead, gargoyles and uglies ... Read Full Article

Sights of Literary Dublin

For a reader, there is perhaps no better city in the world than Dublin. Literary sights are integral and plentiful. These are the streets walked by Leopold Bloom, protagonist of James Joyce’s Ulysses; these are the theaters that premiered the groundbreaking works of Synge, Yeats, Shaw and Beckett. Lively, smart Dublin has a long relationship with the written word. It’s probably one of the only ... Read Full Article