Orkney and Shetland travels, at the darkest time of year.. the best treasures are the buried ones.
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Some of the best foraging in the world can be found in Scotlands woods, pastures, and forestry plantations:
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In Scotland, all the soft fruit always come at once in the second week of July: its time to get in the harvest from the hills and the garden - eat as…
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I'll copy this video here, because it brings a tear to mine eye.
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Most Scottish people have no idea that this popular butterfly has a name with possible ancient Arabic origins ... read on!
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because we can....
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Our marine mammal friends are amazing, and mostly unafraid of human contact from a sailing boat.
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What does Scotland mean to you? I mean, obviously bagpipes, glens? Anyway, this is the 'Best of Scottish' substack, so here are a few birds from my back…
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We all know that we should eat five handfuls of fruit and vegetables a day to protect our immune system, but in Scotland, very few people achieve this…
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Sounds grim, doesn't it? But old age is not a walk in the park, and from time to time it is worth considering the reality, which is not bad, but not…
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Horsetail is a shoot that tastes and looks a little like asparagus or samphire, and best harvested in April. Very good mineral qualities: rich in…
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200th birthday year!
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