Maeve’s Times: In Her Own Words

Maeve’s Times: In Her Own Words

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Collects The Best Of The Author’s Essays From Five Decades Of The Irish Times To Reflect A Changing Culture As Well As Her Observations On Such Topics As The Royal Wedding, Waitressing, And Boring Airline Companions. Sixties. School Outing ; Just Plane Bores ; But Does Anybody Care? ; A Turkish Bath ; Life As A Waitress ; Back To School ; Thinking About Underwear Down Under ; The Nonsense Of Etiquette — Seventies. The World’s Greatest Lies About Women ; Baby Blue ; Women Are Fools– Mary ; Women Are Fools– Lorraine ; Women Are Fools– Sandy ; Pageantry And Splendour At Westminster For The Royal Wedding ; How To Speak Proper ; Who Sent This Postcard? ; Holiday Romance ; I Was A Winter Sport ; Keeping Faith With My Dear, Dear Dublin ; The Couple Who Behaved Perfectly ; A Snatch At Some Happiness ; Vanity Of Vanity, All Is Vanity ; A Nice, Traditional, Normal Sort Of Patrick’s Day ; The Day We Nearly Wrote A Sex Book ; A Week Of Self-improvement ; Violet ; Anna’s Abortion ; Idiotic Queues ; Bathroom Joggers ; Happy Hypochondria ; The Man In South Anne Street ; A Magic Meeting ; Do It Honestly Or Not At All ; Hope And Bitter Memories ; Numbed Dover Waits For Lists Of The Dead –^ Eighties. The Right To Die In Your Own Home ; When Beckett Met Binchy ; Fit For A Queen ; Contraceptive Conversation ; The Happy Couple ; Encounters At The Airport ; Up In The Clouds With Charlie Haughey ; Election Brings Life To An Ageing Society ; Maeve’s Operation : The Whole Story ; Keeping Cruise Off The Roads Is New Priority ; Develop Your Own Style ; One Eye On Bargains, One Eye On Alsatians ; A Tipperary Robin Hood ; Maeve On Margaret Thatcher ; No Fags, No Food– It’s No Fun Being Fergie ; It Was One Of Those Custard Heart Days ; The Man Who Set Up Office In The Ladies ; A Royal Romance Spelling Danger From The Start ; Making A Spectacle Of Myself ; Madam Is Paying? –^ Nineties. Even The Presidents Are Getting Younger ; My Theodora Story ; Heading For The Hustings ; Please Don’t Forget To Write ; Casually Elegant Meets The Mob ; They’ll Never Let Her Go ; There Is No Excuse ; Fear Of Falling Off The Wagon ; Getting It Right At The End ; For Tired Read Terrible ; Traveller’s Tales– The Call Of The Check-in Desk ; Love’s Last Day Out ; A Walk On The Wild Side ; Peter Panic Attack ; Little Person! Tiny Person! ; Fighting February ; She Didn’t Do So Badly ; Curmudgeons Of Summer ; The Fall ; Let’s Talk Gridlock ; ‘they’ve Gone And Dumped Portillo…’ ; Mrs Perfect ; Death In Kilburn ; Saved By The Wiles Of Cupid ; Just Don’t Ask ; Bleach Sniffers On My Desk ; Talking To Various Ships Passing In The Night ; Sweet Dreams ; Staving Off The Senior Moments –^ 2000s. Mr Gageby… ; Another World For The Price Of A Cup Of Coffee ; ‘one Up For The Cardigans’ ; My Part In The Movies ; Striking A Pose For My Country ; Ten Things You Must Never Say To Anyone With Arthritis ; What’s It Like To Have A House Full Of Film Crew? Let Me Tell You All About It ; Will And Kate Show Is Testament To Abiding Allure Of The Royals — Postscript. ‘i Don’t Have Any Regrets About Any Roads I Didn’t Take…’ (in Conversation With Joanne Hunt). Maeve Binchy ; Edited By Róisín Ingle ; Introduction By Gordon Snell. Selected Essays As Published In The Irish Times Over Fifty Years.

Publish Date : 2014-10-28

Weight 22 oz
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