May 22. 19.00 hrs
Talk. Blanchardstown Library, Dublin.
"From Baghdad to the Camino de Campostela, via Croagh
Mary Russell talks about what gets her going.
May 24th: "It started small but grew big and before you could say blister, we were 13 and that’s a
Solo traveller Mary Russell wonders if she’ll survive a group outing on El Camino de
Santiago. Read more
May 24th: return visit to the Camino
de Santiago de Campostela for a week’s walking from St Jean de Pied de Port to
June 16: Bloomsday in Dublin. www.jamesjoyce.ie for
events at the James Joyce Centre and www.dun-laoghaire.com/dir/jjtower.html and for
events at the Martello Tower, Sandycove.
Ceremony in memory
of Lucia Joyce. Northampton, England. Details:
Northampton NN3 2BY
June 21: celebration of Saharawi music and culture with
Aziza Brahim. London’s Southbank. Details www.sandblast-arts.org
June 21-24th St John’s Eve: celebration of summer
solstice in Oxford and elsewhere.
July 11: Boarding the sailing vessel, Alchemist, exact location
unknown but somewhere near Pompeii, to sail down the
coast of Italy and across to Malta.
September 1st: To Algiers and on down to Tindouf in
the Sahara. This is a return visit to the tent cities of
the Saharawi people who, exiled from their homes in Western
Sahara, have been living in the desert for the last 25
years. They are not forgotten…
October 11: Another visit to North Africa. For news of forthcoming projects relating to Monovea (Ireland), Ulyanovsk (Russian birthplace of Lenin) and Collioure (grave of Spanish poet, Machado), watch this space. Details
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