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Winter sun

It is the end of the year. The sun is low in the sky, glimpsed through the bare branches of the trees as I move through the wood. On this short day, the sun has not risen far above the … Continue reading

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The long cairn

The long cairn is in a wide clearing within the forest, surrounded first by rank vegetation and then by the tall fir trees of the plantation. Wrapped, cocooned and protected. A grey mass of stones within a sea of green. … Continue reading

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Glimpsing the past in the trees

In December last year I, along with a group of family and friends, went for a walk in Pollok Park in Glasgow. Walking in the woodland gardens above Pollok House, we came across the Pollok beech. Oddly shaped, old and … Continue reading

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