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The American mink was widely kept in fur farms in the mid-20th century. Some escaped and it was first reported breeding in the wild in Britain in 1956.
Gayle and her Labrador Toby go “doggieteering” at Crombie Country Park in Angus...
The painted lady is the most widely distributed butterfly in the world, inhabiting every continent except Australia and Antarctica. It is the only butterfly ever recorded in Iceland.
I recently worked as a chaperone rider on a big charity event. Sixty riders were pedalling over 200 miles from Westminster Bridge in London to Brussels in two days in 35C heat.
Easy is not a word normally associated with Scotland’s Munros, our mountains over 3000 feet in height.
The hike through Glen Brerachan to Brerachan Falls is a short one and, while not necessarily a destination for a day out in its own right, combines well with a drive through this beautiful valley.
There are between 1,200 and 1,300 species of moth in Scotland, compared with only 33 types of butterfly, that are conveniently split into two groups – the macro moths and the micro moths.
For some, the promise of 18 holes is enough to entice them anywhere. But what if you need to convince your loved ones to come with you to golfing paradise?
The Doyenne and I are home after a short break on the Morayshire coast. It's a part of Scotland we got to know when our son Robert and his family had a holiday cottage in the fishing village of Portknockie.