Year of Natural Scotland Advent Calendar

1st December 2013 the first Sunday in Advent and the start of my Advent Calendar. I began 2013 with a post on the Year of Natural Scotland and have continued this theme throughout the year. So as our celebration of the flora and fauna of Scotland grows to a close I am going to use… Continue reading Year of Natural Scotland Advent Calendar

Hebrides Islands on the Edge

This is wildlife photography at its very best. Nigel Pope and his team have done a great job and they were one of the best film crews we've welcomed to the islands. I prattled incessantly about the stunning Hebridean landscapes and our world class wildlife so now you can see for yourselves. My words and… Continue reading Hebrides Islands on the Edge

Year of Natural Scotland 2013

Now that the vapours of the Hogmanay have cleared we can start celebrating again for 2013 is the Year of Natural Scotland. If you ask anyone about Scotland somewhere in the mix of tartan, bagpipes, whisky and haggis there will be golden eagles, red deer stags, otters, mountains, lochs, glens and heather. There is of… Continue reading Year of Natural Scotland 2013

The Seaweed Hunt

When I'm not gardening or trying to encourage others to garden I'm usually involved in cajoling members of the local natural history society (Curracag), friends, islanders, tourists or anyone who'll listen to get out and about and discover the natural wonders of our beautiful islands. Once enchanted and ensnared they lured into the delights of… Continue reading The Seaweed Hunt