Month: November 2012

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

To Infinity and Beyond

A quiet week on the blog, life’s complicated. And today we are being upgraded to infinity and beyond, so no internet access this morning. Back soon!


November 22, 2012 0

The Week When No Birds Sang

After going on for ages about how the birds have been all over the garden, eating us out of house and home and hawthorn berries, last week was eerily quiet. I topped up the feeders, and they stayed full for days, much to the chagrin of the woodpigeons, who depend on small birds to knock…
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November 13, 2012 0

On Not Having a Dream

On the Lúcháir page, there’s a heading Heart Mind and Spirit. In permaculture terms this area is known as Zone 00 (0 is your house, 1 is garden 2 is where you keep animals, 3 is arable crops 4 harvested woodland and 5 conservation open ground) or, sometimes, the ‘controversial Zone 00’. Permaculture is an…
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November 8, 2012 0

The Week of the Maple Leaves

At the bottom of the road is a japanese maple outside a cottage (Maple Cottage, would you believe?). It is the last tree to change colour, and almost always the last tree to lose its leaves. But there’s a very blustery westerly gale outside, and the leaves are coming off in bucketloads. This weekend I’ll…
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November 7, 2012 0