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Birds (and Beasts) Of A Feather

Birds (and Beasts) Of A Feather The Christmas season has well and truly begun – with all the pantomime gusto of a ‘slap-a-my-thigh’..and of people clinging onto some sense, and a sense of humanity, in a year lacking in either..tradition … Continue reading

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Botany For Beginners

Botany For Beginners Here on the island of Luing, in the Inner Hebrides, a great deal of the land is pasture grazed by the unique Luing cattle..of which more later. After a few months in residence (not IN the pasture) … Continue reading

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Deerly Beloved

Deerly Beloved This morning I stepped blearily out of bed to see a roe deer grazing on the small hill that forms one side of our new garden here on the island of Luing. She was no more than five … Continue reading

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