What did Yeats love about Sligo? First, having family there - his mother's people, the Pollexfens and Middletons, were of Sligo. Second, the landscape and freedom to range, both physically, and imaginatively, within that landscape.
Pardon the interruption, but my phone has just rung. My friend Michael asked what I was doing. The response: "writing." "About what?" said he. "Don't know yet," said she, "I just throw down twigs and keep weaving until a nest appears."