Mudcat Café message #445208 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33281   Message #445208
Posted By: Orac
20-Apr-01 - 07:21 AM
Thread Name: The worst of folk
Subject: RE: The worst of folk
Raglan Road....The line "The Queen of hearts, still making tarts" was refering to the fact that the object of Patrick Kavanagh's affection worked in a bakery. Out of context it would sound silly, but not so if you know this. His family lived on a farm... hence the line "and I'm not making hay"