On this day…28 September

On 28 September 1934 Lucia Joyce entered the sanatorium at Küsnacht. Ever since May 1932, when Lucia had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, Joyce had been searching frantically for a cure or treatment for her while at the same time denying that there was anything really wrong with her. At Joyce’s birthday celebrations in February 1934 […]

On this day…27 February

On 27 February 1918 Joyce was told an anonymous patron wished to give him 12,000 francs. The letter of 27 February 1918 came from the Eidgenössische Bank in Zurich, where Joyce was living, inviting him to a meeting about money. When Joyce arrived there (in a borrowed black suit) the director told him that one […]