The storm died during the night and morning mist and frost now grips the glen.
It's early April and after one of the longest and coldest winters for many years March brought a succession of gales and rain. Front followed front, crossing the country from the south west; not pleasant, but at least it was mild and rolled back most of the blanket of snow that had covered the hills
It's that time of year again- the time that I find the most difficult to bear. The long closed season is almost at an end and I'm beginning to find the “cabin fever” insufferable. It's around about now that I start pouring over maps to plan some adventures for the season ahead.
Perhaps one of the more fascinating elements of looking at maps of Scotland are the Gaelic place names. The use of hyphens and accent notes above some letters give the names an ancient and slightly ethereal look to them- as if written by some unearthly race that abandoned this world long ago. Of course, the meanings
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The Salmon & Trout Association (S&TA), the Angling Trust and Fish Legal have written to the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquatic Science (CEFAS) to express their concerns over a draft proposal to farm rainbow trout off the shores of the South West of England.