Blackthorn Anthology by Jim Scallan

By Jim Scallan

The Blackthorn Anthology is a stupendous choice of poetry and prose that expresses fairly vividly the author’s love of eire, its humans, its traditions and its tradition, and the ache he went via after having to depart the country

There is unhappiness and pleasure, humour and tenderness in the works, interlaced with an excellent appreciation of Ireland’s historical past and of legends long gone sooner than. The reader can't fail to be touched via Jim's emotion and love for the rustic, as he succeeds in taking pictures the magical Gaelic essence as one could catch a fairy in a jar.

Jim used to be born in Dundee, a part of the fourth iteration of a relatives that escaped the Potato Famine to discover paintings within the jute generators of Lochee.
After 40 years in Canada, he discovered his lifelong ambition to come back abroad by means of gaining a freelance to paintings in eire and instantly fell in love with the land and its people.
He presently is living in jap Canada.

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