National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, who has recently been awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2010, reads from her journal about life on her small holding in rural West Wales.
The autumn crops of potatoes, beetroot, apple and blackberries are gathered and stored, and the honey is harvested.
The pond has a mysterious nocturnal visitor.
The Welsh landscape and the healing power of nature are both driving forces in Gillian Clarke's poetry and prose.
These readings are adapted from At the Source: Prose Writings by Gillian Clarke, published by Carcanet.
The music is Clowns by Goldfrapp.
Producer: Willa King
BBC Cymru Wales.
Potatoes, beetroot, and apples are gathered in, and the honey is harvested.