Saturday, October 04, 2008

Paulo Coelho in Ireland (Was)

Okay, whether or not the writer of the comments on my post below is indeed bestselling author Paulo Coelho, he is certainly correct when he says the author visited Ireland in 1999. He was invited by film-maker Liam McGrath to do a documentary on the 'moving statues' phenomenon that raged across the country in the impoverished 1980's. (Don't ask. I'm not going there.) Given Coelho's love for the Blessed Virgin, this is not surprising. Given that he was actually here, his strange and disconcerting presentation of Ireland is. Nonetheless I stand here, well, sit here, WITH EGG ON MY FACE. And it just goes to show, one should be careful about what one says on the Web, because you never know who's listening! Now I'm off to dance.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


I'm a big fan of Paulo Coelho! You will love this! He's the first best-selling
author to be distributing for free his works on his blog:

Have a nice day!