Recently when asked on BBC’s ‘Desert island Discs‘ which book, apart from the Bible and Shakespeare, would he take if stranded on that imaginary desert island, the writer Robert Macfarlane chose the writing and poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Though virtually unknown in his life-time, today Hopkins has many admirers.Continue reading “Gerard Manley Hopkins -the ultimate harvest”
‘Day’s most sacred hour’ unfurls.
Earth awakes to a new day with spring birdsong – voices of hope for our beautiful, yet so fragile planet.Continue reading “Earth sings at Dawn”
What makes a school bus driver raise £25,000 to send a book to 2,681 schools in Scotland? Answer – an enchanting book of nature poems and illustrations for children that everyone is talking about. Continue reading “The Lost Words”