Thursday, July 10, 2014

Stout-Stained Bars Waiting To Be Loved

Six Dublin Bars - Alan Burnett (July 2014)

Can it be just a week since I was in Dublin? All those stout-stained bars waiting to be loved. Joyce once penned what he called a "good puzzle" : to cross Dublin without passing a pub. Some puzzles are better off being dismissed, drowned beneath the flow of black and white.


  1. And there's always the 'craic'.

  2. Okay, you need to make a poster of those and sell them.

  3. Love the evocative nature of the phrase "stout-stained bars!"

  4. I liked that collection. The lady in the last pic reminded me of my aunt. Odd skirt top comb


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