Poems from Mairead Byrne on Dead Drunk Dublin. Do check them out. And do meet Steve. Everybody needs one.
Europe marks anniversary of Iraq invasion
Saturday March 19, 2005
"From London's Trafalgar Square to the streets of Istanbul, tens of thousands of people across Europe protested against the Iraq war today on the second anniversary of the US-led invasion."
Photo from the 2003 anti-war demonstrations here in NYC.
If you’ve never heard her speak, you should. Click here. It’s quite unexpected, her voice, I mean. Very Victorian. Clearly Nicole Kidman did not study it in preparation… There is a rhythm to it that seems very much like her line. Giving yes, but playing it out too, enjoying the pull and tug of syntax and really hearing, hearing, the grittiness of the words. Perhaps that’s what surprised me. I couldn’t resist photoshopping this ubiquitous image.