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Rockpools and Daffodils

9781904246435

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Full of his precisely-written observations on large issues and the most minute details of everyday life in Orkney, this is a selection of three hundred weekly diary columns written for The Orcadian between 1979 and 1991.

By George Mackay Brown.

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'We probed among the little triangular rockpools left in the reel by the ebb, and found the kind of seaweed that went "pop" when you pressed it, and tiny semi-transparent crabs, and shells that when you held one to the ear brimmed with the songs of all the seven seas...'

'Here and there a spindly lamb is seen, blinking at an earth and sky new-minted. The crocuses are here, and soon it will be time for daffodils to "take the winds of March with beauty"...'

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