Travel Intrusions and Assertions of Language Limitation

Examining Centuries of Procedure in Travel Narratives “…the very words that signify lying treachery, dissimulation, avarice, envy, belitting, pardon—unheard of.”Montaigne, Des Cannibales           “And you there support the Bay City Rollers, not the IRA, isn’t that right?” asserted a soldier to my mother in the early 1970’s as she sat still in her bed. At just …

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An Expression of Racial Annihilation and Incompetence by the British

The history of Ireland and England has been tangled together for centuries. Since the beginning, the growth and grievances of these nations were arguably either shared or dealt with by one or the other. In the nineteenth century, one of the most telling examples of this was The Great Irish Famine. A time of starvation, …

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I’ll try to describe it, but I think it’s only for me

Isn't life beautiful in the way that we have so many intimate moments with ourselves? Where no-one else is capable of knowing or understanding? A compilation of calendar years that won't settle to arrange themselves in an agenda. Like when I finally cried, and it was silent and warm. I loved that drive, past the …

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Don't tell me what its like not to be a dreamer My eyes are wide open, switching through the lenses. Don't tell me what its like not to be a dreamer switching through the lenses, to see which I prefer Don't tell me what its like not to always wonder I'm only waiting for things …

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