A walk is a time to think pleasant thoughts

January 26 2019

I think we need to think about thinking this week. You think: “What’s he on about now?” I will now proceed, after a few deep breaths while marshalling my thoughts, to tell you precisely what I’m on about.


The University of Dundee Botanic Garden: a cultural oasis in an urban setting

August 4 2018

The health benefits of being outdoors are well known – it helps mental and emotional well being as well as keeping us physically active. And a perfect space to walk and wonder is right on our doorstep: the University of Dundee Botanic Garden, at the west end of the city, has a huge range of plants, collections of conifers and broad-leaved trees and shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, a water garden and herb garden.