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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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Watchers On The Ridge

Watchers On The Ridge I came to live here on the island of Luing to write about and paint landscape – inspired by the writings of luminaries such as Gavin Maxwell, Jim Crumley, Kathleen Jamie, Robert MacFarlane, Helen MacDonald, .. … Continue reading

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Sunshine on Snowdrops

Sunshine on Snowdrops My mum showed me my first ever little clump of ‘drops of the snow’, just beyond a field-gate, high on a hill above our village, on a misty afternoon, near the mysterious River Dart in Devon. I … Continue reading

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