Ten Seasons

Explorations in Botanics

By Gerry Loose

Format: Paperback

Plant-lovers and poetry-lovers will find much to enjoy in this collection, grown out of Gerry Loose's time as Poet in Residence at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.

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Luath Press Ltd

Luath Press takes its name from Robert Burns, whose little collie Luath (Gael., swift or nimble) tripped up Jean Armour at a wedding and gave him the chance to speak to the woman who was to be his wife and the abiding love of his life. Burns called one of ' The Twa Dogs' Luath after Cuchullin's hunting dog in Ossian's Fingal. Luath Press was established in 1981 in the heart of Burns country, and is now based a few steps up the road from Burns' first lodgings on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

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Award winning poet and land-artist Gerry Loose lives in Glasgow. He has published three collections of poetry, though his poetry is as often found in gardens as on the page. He has made work for Hidden Gardens, Glasgow; Botanic Gardens, Glasgow; Port Logan Botanic Gardens; Jardin des Plantes, Montpellier; and Holy Island. He is also the editor of The Holistic Handbook and The Botanical Basho and is currently the Creative Director of the Peace Garden Project, Scotland. He is a recipient of a 2006 Creative Scotland Award to study the ecology & human ecology of Sunart oakwoods.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Luath Press Ltd
Publication Date 1 Jun 2007
ISBN 9781905222803
Number of Pages 128

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