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Past the shieling …

A great congregational outing to Cashel Forest by Loch Lomond yesterday.  It’s run by the Royal Scottish Forestry Society, and aims to create a space dedicated to native trees and plants.  There’s even an apple orchard with Scottish varieties.  You … Continue reading

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The salmon run

Yes, well, what do you do on a wet afternoon – go and see Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, of course.  It’s the story of a fisheries expert hired to help a young, prematurely wise sheik fulfil his dream of creating … Continue reading

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‘Naturally’ thin places

I wrote about death, the departed and ‘thin places’ in the church magazine, trying to resonate with the November season of commemoration and the communion of saints.  But the thinning of boundaries can go too far. A while ago, we … Continue reading

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