Tag Archives: Scotland

Scottish National Heritage and reforesting the Highlands

Recently Scottish National Heritage (SNH) have revealed a strategy for managing climate change, and part of it involves increasing forestry cover from 17% to 25%. It’s an excellent idea, that has met with some opposition. Advertisements

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But is it art?

This uprooted tree, seen from beneath, has a sculptural beauty. But is it art?

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RSPB Loch Leven 17 October 2015

Another belated post this one as a month has disappeared in a flash. A trip to Edinburgh allowed us a day at Loch Leven NNR, including the RSPB site there. The morning walking around the RSPB reserve was hampered by … Continue reading

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In praise of the British coast

Apparently visits to the British coast have declined by 20% across ten years, from 62% of people visiting the coast at least once in year in 2005, down to just 42% now. I find this really depressing. The coast of … Continue reading

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Scotland day three – Kentra Bay and Arivegeig

Today we headed to Archaracle and then across to Kentra Bay. The morning held a surprise with the arrival of two wild, yet tame, young male Red Deer in the campsite. They obliged for some nice photos, though I was … Continue reading

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