“History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.”


So said Stephen Dedalus, the hero of Ulysses, the magnum opus of James Joyce.

And why do we quote him now?

Because today is Bloomsday.  More here.

“Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past…”


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