Arum italicum This tuberous perennial, also known as Cuckoo pint
, produces tiny springtime flowers.
The lily, also known as lords-and-ladies or cuckoo pint
, is unusual because some plants have spotted leaves and some do not.
In the autumn too, the bright red berries of the cuckoo pint
under the hedge; and the winged seeds of the sycamore, twirling round as they fell, blown by the wind.
Arum italicum: Tuberous perennial, also known as Cuckoo pint
, produces tiny flowers.
Certainly there are shadows of old,Welsh folk songs in some of Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's and Cerys Matthews' melodies (more nakedly recognisable on Cock-a-Hoop,her recent debut solo album),and Gruff from Super Furry Animals was very aware of the lineage of Welsh songwriters,but the tradition of Welsh folk music -stretching back beyond the Middle Ages -had been consciously pushed out of the nest by a headily brewed cuckoo pint
of mischievous psychedelia and Welsh punk.