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The blaze on every hill

Amazing Summer colour in the hills this year.. One of the earliest memories of my childhood in Ireland features my father talking of “the furze blooming yellow in the hills”..and this vague, and perhaps not entirely real, recollection of infancy … Continue reading

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Summer comes with a blaze of broom

The real heat of Summer has finally begun to hit this last week..and with it the spectacle of broom in flower across the mountains. Broom (piorno, escoba, retama) is a generic name which covers a series of closely related shrub … Continue reading

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