Random musings on current affairs, sport and the arts.
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
VERBA VOLANT - SCRIPTA MANENT
The older Irish writers tended to ignore this dictum and leave their best work behind them in the pub. Behan is the most notorious example but Kavanagh and Flann O'Brien weren't far behind. Yeats famously avoided this trap after his single visit to Tomers.