Scottish Beaver Trail

Recently I had a short trip to the west coast of Scotland to visit Knapdale, home of the Scottish beaver trial. The area was certainly one of the most beautiful places I have visited in Scotland and the abundance of nature was very impressive.   Four beaver families were released in Knapdale forest during May … Continue reading Scottish Beaver Trail


Sand, seals and forgotten sandwiches

Yesterday I went back to Newburgh beach, one of my favourite places in Aberdeenshire. If you've never been seal watching before I thoroughly recommend it - it's quite possibly one of the best things ever (yes really). I like seals. They're tubby, cheeky, always look to be either smiling or confused (see exhibit A) and most … Continue reading Sand, seals and forgotten sandwiches

Dolphin watching – without the dolphins

Recently it has been gloriously sunny up here, a nice bit of relief from all that snow. It's still pretty freezing - but at least I can't see my breath in my flat anymore! I knew that spring was on its way...okay, slowly on its way and maybe stuck in traffic somewhere.. We decided to … Continue reading Dolphin watching – without the dolphins