Month: July 2018

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Natural Callander, Pamphlet Poetry and the Poetry Path

I’ve had a busy week! On Thursday, I was at Natural Callander, an event in the Callander Summerfest, reading poems on the theme of the natural world alongside my friends Sally Evans, Charlie Gracie, and Helen McLaren, and with additional poems from George Colkitto, Finola Scott, Ann Murray and people who had attended a workshop…
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July 31, 2018 0

A Welsh Herb Garden

At Ty Mawr, there is a herb garden, filled with herbs that would have been in common use in the local area in the sixteenth century. It was designed with the same loving care as the one at Kilmartin, which I visited and wrote about last year, but the dry weather left it looking a…
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July 25, 2018 0

A Visit to Wales

This is the reason we went to Wales – the narrow gauge railways. This one is the Tallyllyn woodland trail, a very pleasant trip. We did two railways, three castles, two historic houses, and three waterfalls, including the Swallow Falls at Betws y Coed. We also visited Ty Mawr Wybrnant, a sixteenth century drovers’ inn,…
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July 19, 2018 0