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In April the land burned. Cold snow showers that had bundled together under cloud-bands of steel grey and ink in late March were swept aside by penetrating blue skies, fierce light and desiccating wind. The air was bright, dry and … Continue reading

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A late August royal midge summer

Undeterred by cool winds and showers and tales of heat and sun in the far south, we have been trying to find our summer! And over the last few days, real summer, with Mediterranean warmth, has visited the Highlands. Much … Continue reading

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