Hamish stokes young men’s dreams into a burning flame’, wrote Michael Marra, the bard of Dundee. The song was in tribute to United’s legendary goalkeeper Hamish McAlpine, but could equally have been penned for another United hero, Ralph Milne, who passed away last week at the age of 54, having lost his long battle with alcohol.
Whizzing through the trees, my face, hair and voluminous boiler suit caked in mud, I’m struggling to remember the Husky command for ‘stop’.
It’s day four of ARCHIE’S Mountain Challenge a record-breaking attempt to scale every peak in Scotland measuring more than 1,000m.
The Scottish Beaver Trial is a unique and exciting conservation project and if it is a success, beavers could once again become a common sight in our countryside. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.