Wealth of Talent

The Irish Independent carries an article by Peter van de Kamp which has the welcome news that there is a new book by Brendan Kennelly, typically named “Familiar Strangers”.A murky morning was rescued by

I don’t propose to go on about
but I’ve been hearing a lot of
them lately,
mainly from within.
It stems from a childhood in North Kerry.
That’s where the snipe
wear Wellingtons and
swallows from Africa
swim through the

For me this puts the bickering at and about Leeds Castle into perspective.