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Independent or not, Scotland is special

Recent news reports about the Scottish referendum, brought back memories of a wonderful visit to the highlands.

Scotland has always remained close to our hearts; more because of its subtleties than its well documented tourist trails. 751 more words

UK

The Problem With the Word “Environment”

Many of us don’t like to admit it, but we don’t have much of a connection with nature anymore. Sure, we breathe in the air, we shovel the snow, go for the occasional hike, and watch the latest hurricane blow through our neighborhoods on primetime TV. 613 more words

Current

Koala - Mother and Baby - Poem by Lynda Gray

I am a Koala by Lynda Gray

A big fluffy eating and sleeping

machine

I sleep all day and eat for some

Eighteen hours a day is what it… 173 more words

Poetry

The Scottish post

Morning all,

Welcome to another edition of the rambling ecologist. As promised, this time round I’ll be chatting about a (relatively) recent trip to Scotland. I headed up there with a few friends partially as a break from the constant writing, and partially because one of my friends had never been to Scotland (!). 1,176 more words

Hiking

The Art of Global Challenges

Series 3/3: The Artist and the Engineer

This series reflects on the relationship in between Art and Engineering.

From climate change to rapid urbanization civilization is facing radical challenges in the way we approach and solve problems. 318 more words

Purpose

9 Reasons To Reject Vegetarianism

Let’s be honest: eating meat is an objectively bad idea. It’s expensive, has been linked to cancer and causes devastating crises in the developing world. Yet, for all the rational arguments against it, some of us just can’t give our carnivorous habits up. 1,525 more words

Human

Inspirational Ramble!

I have just helped guide, 20 disabled ramblers around the old Loop Road near Okehampton.  It’s definitely been a very worthwhile and inspirational day for me and I congratulate everyone involved. 407 more words

Enjoy Dartmoor