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
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
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
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