Archive | April, 2023



I just visited an amazing exhibition at the University of St Andrews’ Wardlaw Museum all about one of my favourite things . . . PEAT!! The smell of peat in the air reminds me of childhood – holidays on the Isle of Lewis, staying in the MacDonald’s croft at Tobson. This exhibition explores the importance of […]

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Looking for the tiniest signs of Spring by my feet I found the sunny yellow Coltsfoot on shingle under the Garry Bridge this weekend – its flower pops up out of nowhere, with leaves coming later . . . and when pressed its tincture is said to help drive away coughs, a bit like buttercup […]

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