Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ever notice how many Irish people are "taking New York by storm?"
"Richard Quinn, the fashion scene's biggest rising star... proceeded to take New York by storm."
"Erika Fox, from Kerry, is one of the many young Irish taking New York by storm."
"Irish Furniture Designer, Joseph Walsh from Riverstick in county Cork, takes New York By Storm."
"Irish film, 'The Canal' has been taking New York by storm as critics and filmgoers alike are praising the new psychological horror story."
New York isn't a place where we can go, blend in, strive and perhaps triumph in a minor fashion. Eventually.
Nope. We need the sound of jackboots stomping on Broadway, crunching opponents. Fists of righteousness slamming into the walls of conformism. We need everybody to know we have indeed ARRIVED!!
Funny though, you never hear of any of these guys, once failed, "storming back home with their tails between their legs." or "storming through the JFK departures lounge."
The storm, it appears, only ever moves in a westward direction.
The Mount Wolseley Hotel - Bar. There is muzak coming from hidden speakers, or perhaps this is what the beginning of insanity sounds ...
Okay, its two years since the first novel came out, so the second one should be just about ready to roll through the printing pres...