Month: November 2011

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

New look web-site

The Burnedthumb website has has a make-over, and as well as the enhanced design -courtesy of Naomi Rimmer it includes a couple of new pages, an updated links page (that’s where all the links from here went) and some different poetry. You can access it from the image on the sidebar.


November 23, 2011 2

The Book is Launched

I A picture, taken by my sister Margaret, at the quadruple booklaunch organised by Red Squirrel Press for Wherever We Live Now, along with Anne Connolly’s first full collection, Love-in-a-Mist, and pamphlets by Marion Montgomery (Lyart),and Pippa Little (Snow Globe), at Blackwells in Edinburgh on Tuesday. Red Squirrel must be the most dynamic publishing firm…
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November 19, 2011 4

Artists of the Week – Nat Hall and Pat Morrissey

Before I wind up the Lúcháir site altogether, I want to share some of the artists who have made working on it so inspiring.The first is someone who needs no introduction to most of the people who visit here. Nat Hall writes the Nordic Blackbird blog and her sensitivity to the weather and landscape of…
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November 8, 2011 0

Putting the garden to bed

The cuttings are tucked up in the greenhoouse I planted the garlic. It’s very early, because of last year’s frost. Imeant to do it towards the end of November, and around the sixteenth the cold started and the ground froze solid until the end of January, and the green shoots are up already. The patio…
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November 3, 2011 7