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Species of the month - red deer

The roar of red deer stags across a Highland glen is one of the most evocative sounds of a Scottish autumn. For many of us who take to the hills at this time of year, hearing that wild sound and perhaps seeing the outlines of a herd silhouetted against a far horizon makes our day on the hill seem complete; the quintessential Scottish wildlife experience, seemingly timeless and eternal. 573 more words

Species Of The Month

Find your perfect match

We all have our own ideas on what we love and what we hate in life, sometimes we are not even always sure what we like. 489 more words

Sunshine and sharks in the South Arran MPA

One of the best things about going out on surveys is that you are always in for a surprise. Really noticing amazing little things you never appreciated before, or getting to see amazing big things for the first time. 475 more words

Marine Survey


It is me, Big Scamp! That’s right, I am big now, 16 months old. I am still a puppy though, because my Mum, ladee says I am. 246 more words

Helping Mum

Arran "Amarone Cask Finish" (50%, OB, Violet label, Circa 2012)

Here is the second Arran on these pages. Earlier I reviewed a pretty good 16yo and usually Single cask bottlings at Cask Strength are very good to. 247 more words


Arran - Brodick and Auchrannie

To kick start my blog posts for this week, I have decided to write about a Scottish Island called Arran. I went to Arran last weekend as part of my brothers fiancées hen party and absolutely loved it! 1,203 more words

Fun Stuff

Kirsty Wark's favourite places in Scotland : Guardian travel interview

The broadcaster and author on her favourite views in Scotland, the drinking dens to discover and the restaurants leading the country’s flourishing food scene. Interview by… 337 more words