Month: February 2015

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Out of my Head and into the Garden

We hit a milestone this week. when I went out this morning it was light for the first time, and although it is cold and wet, and was seriously icy this morning, this is the week that gardening finally got outside. I’ve done a bit of clearing, and weeded the world’s smallest knot garden. Nothing…
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February 25, 2015 0

Between Duende and Zen

I’ve been thinking a lot about duende lately. It’s been on the edges of my consciousness since I started thinking about folk music while writing the Eurydice Rising Sequence (which seems a long time ago now). I was looking at traditional forms, the sean nos of Ireland, and the ‘traditional style’ of Scots Gaelic, and…
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February 13, 2015 0

Half a Hundred Herbs – the seed list

Well, as firefox would say, this is embarassing! After saying I was cutting back on seeds this year, because of time and space constraints and all that, I went out and spent £30 on seeds from Chiltern Seeds. If you add to that the seeds I saved last year, which I will try to propagate…
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February 3, 2015 0