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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Toilet Paper

Just read Kevin Kiely's scabby and boring auld attack on Seamus Heaney's poetry in the current issue of Village magazine. The sourest grapes from one of the Eamon Dunphys of Irish poetry. Nothing to do with Heaney at all of course; it's all about the literary giant that isn't Kevin Kiely. 

The question, really, is why is it nearly always the left - to which side Village magazine leans politically- that gives final refuge to the cranks? 

While you're pondering that, I'm happy about one thing: we'll be buying one less roll of toilet paper in this house on Friday. Village magazine will do nicely. A bit on the shiny side. But fuck it, I've had worse.