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Lather. Rinse. Repeat

So my nice little plan of writing up an end-of-year post fell apart. I shouldn’t have expected anything else. I don’t know about you but December for me can be very busy, mostly brought upon myself to be honest, but busy all the same. 1,371 more words

Prag ‘Gwedhen Owr’?

Prag ythew ‘Gwedhen Owr’ y’gan gylwyr?
Why are we called ‘Golden Tree’?
Drefen ‘na vydh ammow ha’n eithen hep blejiow’
Because ‘kissing’s out of fashion when the gorse is out of bloom’ 238 more words

Black And Gold

gorse, the journal of the innovative, the exploratory and the under-appreciated, opens submissions for new issues

gorse, the literary journal launched in Dublin a year ago, has opened a month-long window for submissions for its fourth and fifth editions, which will be published this coming September and February 2016 respectively. 273 more words

Short Stories

A Splash of Yellow

In addition to the splash of colour provided by ‘Copper Beech‘, the yellow gorse stood out as a bit of colour in a rather colourless landscape. 68 more words


19 & 21 January

Sunday night was the coldest night of the year and on Monday morning about 90% of the Loch appeared frozen. The only birds on the water were the Swan family on a small patch of water that had not frozen. 399 more words

Blairs Loch

A beautiful frosty morning on Upton Heath

Friday 23rd January 2015

We had quite a hard frost this morning – only really our second of the winter. Jez decided to stay snuggled up in bed so, rather than clean the car windscreen off, I walked Max over to Upton Heath. 220 more words


Sea Air, Gorse and Waves

It was a beautiful bright, crisp winter day today so we decided a trip to breathe in some wonderful sea air was in order. It was just so lovely to be standing on the cliffs near St Agnes Beacon, listening to the waves crashing below and breathing in slowly and deeply, relishing every moment outdoors in the winter sunshine. 96 more words