Old sow still eating its own farrow, and Mr Joyce would not approve
Published 17/06/2015 | 02:30
We must go to Athens. Will you come if I can get the aunt to fork out 20 quid?
So said Buck Mulligan to Stephen Daedalus in the opening chapter of Ulysses.
I've just come back from the Martello Tower at Sandycove - all Joyced up - where this opening scene from 'Ulysses' takes place. My Twitter feed is alight with stories from Greece as I try to write, between listening to some wonderful renditions of Joyce and scoffing down a few kidneys for breakfast, courtesy of Peter Caviston in Glasthule.