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Francis Stuart: Nazi Sympathizer? Man Of Integrity? Or Fool?

In 1961 a great Irish writer called Francis Stuart wrote a novel the like of which had not been seen before. It was entitled Black List Section H, and it didn’t find a publisher for eight years because Stuart had been banished from the literary world. In 1939, shortly before the outbreak of war, he had accepted an invitation to do book…See More
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Francis Stuart: Nazi Sympathizer? Man Of Integrity? Or Fool?

In 1961 a great Irish writer called Francis Stuart wrote a novel the like of which had not been seen before. It was entitled Black List Section H, and it didn’t find a publisher for eight years because Stuart had been banished from the literary world. In 1939, shortly before the outbreak of war, he had accepted an invitation to do book…See More
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"Gerry, just for you my piece next month will be titled "Piles are a pain in the ass. And 40 minutes a week is too long.""
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"Thanks John. Those were the days."
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My First Love

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed her books once a fortnight.Always on a Wednesday and always between half four and five. I used to arrive early just in case, hoping she’d do…See More
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Gerry Regan commented on Colm Herron's blog post My First Love
"Colm, I have read my last three books in their entirety on the toilet. It's a guaranteed 40 minutes per week of quiet time. Love it! And frankly, it'd make more sense if you warned us of the danger of hemorrhoids rather than errant bacteria"
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John Anthony Brennan commented on Colm Herron's blog post My First Love
"Great memories and even greater advice there Colm......LOL I remember William and Shane so well. Thanks for the memory jog."
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My First Love

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed her books once a fortnight.Always on a Wednesday and always between half four and five. I used to arrive early just in case, hoping she’d do…See More
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Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post Summer of '73
"Since when was forty-seven too old?"
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Francis Stuart: Nazi Sympathizer? Man Of Integrity? Or Fool?

Posted on March 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

In 1961 a great Irish writer called Francis Stuart wrote a novel the like of which had not been seen before. It was entitled Black List Section H, and it didn’t find a publisher for eight years because Stuart had been banished from the literary world. In 1939, shortly…

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My First Love

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.

It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed…

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Summer of '73

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 9:00pm 10 Comments

I still remember the whole thing like it was yesterday. Summer of '73 and me standing on the kitchen table in my Uncle Dan’s house in Forest Park singing Bad, Bad Leroy…

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American Psycho? Three Thoughts About Trump

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 7:30am 8 Comments

By way of introduction I should tell you that I have great affection for the United States of America. Just over a century ago most of my uncles and aunts migrated from a dirt-poor part of Donegal to settle in Chicago. If my mother hadn’t married a…

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At 1:11pm on August 21, 2016, Claire Fullerton said…

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