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“La belle sauvage”
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“La belle sauvage”

If you have read and enjoyed Philip Pullman’s “His dark materials” trilogy then you surely know that – seventeen years later – his new novel in that epic story, “La belle sauvage”, was published in October.   Sean Sheehan   You have probably already devoured every page of it; in […]

Struggling on  Gerry Adams
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Struggling on Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams, 69, has announced his retirement as President of Sinn Fein – Ireland’s only all-island political party – and this historic moment in modern relations between the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain has been generally met with a stony silence by the powers that be.   Sean […]

The seduction of  walls
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The seduction of walls

“You have to relate the graffiti to the world of art and remove anything crude…” The same could have been said about graffiti during the eighties. Armando Orozco Tovar It was the time when “street artists” made an appearance, their closest predecessors being the “jucos”, communist activists, or members of […]