Lana Del Rey has some surprising connections to Ireland, and so do her muses Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg.
Bloomsday, though internationally famous today, has some surprising origins.
Join us on October 20 at 7pm at Crazy Mary Librería (c/Echegaray, 32) and say you went to the first edition of a future classic in the Madrid scene.
James Joyce explored many facets of the human experience and he wanted to represent the minutiae of everyday Dublin life.
For me, I always imagine Joyce’s spectacles. And a hat. Next, in this subliminal carousel of images and influences, is Nora, walking, passionate letters and the European continent. So, imagine my surprise when dancing – dancing! – entered the mix.
Our novel, Verano del 69, takes a look at a little-known but amazing episode in Madrid’s history involving Seamus Heaney.
We have brought together the best of Irish and Spanish culture, with a mix if India, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a lock-down variety show.
What connects a pharmacy, hairdressers, an old cinema and a bar? Lots and lots of surprising history. One which tells the story of Madrid.
I went back looking for my lost language.
We enjoyed Book Week in Madrid by going to the sacred publishing site of Don Quixote and a Lorca inspired street performance.
Great things come from small beginnings.