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Our Second Scottish Day

“ROOOAAARRRRR” screamed the jet as it passed us, hurtling along the loch for the second time. If we’d have still been tucked up in the tent it would have been quite a surprise but luckily for us we were up and packing the tent away ready for another day of exploring. 1,990 more words


We're in the Biosphere

We’ve signed up to the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, Scotland’s first, and are proud to support its goals. The Biosphere status is given in recognition of the special natural qualities of this area and their goals include: 179 more words


Full Of Life

Full Of Life

Woke up feeling full of life – and the weather which was in similar mood – tempted me into an early drive along the Raiders Road – the single track route between Loch Ken in the east and Clatteringshaws Loch in the west. 159 more words

Natural World

Planning the first trip of the year!

I’ve been thinking about doing this for a couple of years and I have decided that this is the year to actually do it. That is go to what is considered the darkest place in Britain, which is all the way up in Scotland. 125 more words


To the highest bidder?

This may have been the shortest campaign in history then. Following conversation with the Forestry Commission yesterday, they told me that Glenhead will go up for sale on the open market ‘in the next month.’   So – keep your eyes peeled.   339 more words


The Battle Begins

Who lives in a house like this? No one today. But who lived in a house like this?

In the 1890’s and through till 1917 it was the home of John and Marion McMillan. 86 more words


It's a small world

My world is a small world. And by that I don’t mean that we are all globally connected and agree that global is the new local. 595 more words