Tag : Nature

A winter break from the river

The closed season for salmon fishing in Scotland is fast approaching. There are still a few days left to chance a line for a few more days before we anglers are forced to take a break from the river. This enforced hiatus is probably no bad thing for the fly fishing obsessive.

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A winter break from the river- blog

Foraging for wild foods

While the focus of our smallholding was on producing our own food, we did not ignore what nature offered us freely. The art of foraging is one that seems to have been forgotten for some time but is apparently now enjoying a resurgence of interest.

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Foraging for wild foods- blog

The fox - a bad neighbour

When we lived in our smallholding on the Ridge, we had many wild animal neighbours. Some of them were good neighbours and others were bad neighbours. Foxes were bad neighbours.

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The fox - a bad neighbour- blog