Landscapes in Literature (XII)

Aran potatoes and giant daisies. Continue reading Landscapes in Literature (XII)

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Hanging Ireland’s dirty laundry out to dry

Ireland’s last Magdalene laundry is up for sale. Campaigners want a memorial to the women abused at the hands of religious orders. Continue reading Hanging Ireland’s dirty laundry out to dry

The right to remember and not necessarily to forgive

For over a century, Canada tried to assimilate its Aboriginal people, including setting up a system that sanctioned the kidnapping of native children. A reckoning was long overdue. Continue reading The right to remember and not necessarily to forgive