Pick of the day
Posted by Ewan on Sun, 20 Aug 2017
Picture source is Wikipedia Commons artist is Rosa Bonheur painting is The Highland Shepherd. Image is Public Domain.
Shepherds all over Britain used to count in this way which is believed to have come from a Brythonic Celtic language. Welsh counting is very similar even today. This poem uses the Scottish version.Read more
Story of the week
Posted by rosaliekempthorne on Sun, 13 Aug 2017Looking out my living room window I see a tiger.
I’m sitting with my feet up, reading a magazine, drinking the world’s most divine white hot chocolate, and there she is. I put the mug down slowly. Am I seeing what I think I’m seeing? But I’m pretty sure I am.Read more
Poem of the week
Posted by sean mcnulty on Sat, 12 Aug 2017
The treetops never wait for you
And fields are incorrigible when
You finally notice them
That’s when they call you ‘Featherbrain’
After when the heather’s gone
Where did that village go?
That village with the bar
And the church and another bar
With a man weeping at Animal HospitalRead more