A beautiful post by Robert Macfarlane in which he discusses the beautiful words people have created by inhabiting a landscape.

In the wake of the Oxford Junior Dictionary replacing nature-related words such as 'bluebell' or 'acorn' with technical terms such as 'attachment' or 'blog', Macfarlane's article is a reminder of the wonderful joy there is in the peculiar ways landscape can carve their way through a language.