by Dennis Gallagher
The fireflies only swarm around Kenny. Five, six, seven – swirling around, blinking and momentarily disappearing in the gloom. I thought the smoke from Kenny’s joint would have repelled them, but they don’t seem to mind.
by Hannah Beth Nicholson
Gansey (n) a jersey. [O.Sc. & E.dial. gansey (orig. garnsey): a woollen jersey, esp. one worn by fishermen; originally a garment of the sort from the island of Guernsey]
(From ‘Shetland Words: A dictionary of the Shetland dialect’ by Alasdair and Adaline Christie-Johnston) Read More