Romping through Dubliners
Dubliners is a series of 15 dark tales about city life at the turn of the 20th century. Although Dublin is a capital, it feels more like a village where everyone knows each other. It’s really magic that you can see and feel traces of the stories as you explore Dublin today. As Joyce wrote, real adventures do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad.
Why not spend a day exploring Dublin through the eyes of one of her famous writers. Here’s what you could get up to bring Dubliners to life.
Host a Dorian Gray Tea Party this Summer
You will have tea, of course, Dorian? And so will you, Harry? Or do you object to such simple pleasures?
– I adore simple pleasures, said Lord Henry. They are the last refuge of the complex.
Why don’t you host your own Victorian Afternoon Tea this summer in the spirit of Oscar Wilde’s decadent novel? Join Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian Gray and Basil Hallward in chapter two of The Picture of Dorian Gray as they enjoy refreshments in the blossoming summer garden of the artist’s studio followed by some Afternoon Tea.