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Resurgence and Ecologist Article

Reproduced here in part: for full article please visit the Resurgence page Meg Beresford tells how she was inspired to make a cross-country trek to highlight threats to Nature. The idea came after a walk on a warm sunny afternoon... Continue Reading →

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Jessica Albarn’s Meadow Art

Crickets bounce, bees wobble, hoverflies dart and Jessica Albarn stands in the middle of her steep, sunny meadow and scrunches up her hands in delight. “Quite a bit of my work is about layers,” she says, crouching down to investigate... Continue Reading →

Beeline: The Final Walk: Paul’s View

Our final day was to be a climb up and over Tinto Hill, roughly a 7km walk with a 500m ascent. This lovely rounded hill is the backdrop to our comings and goings here at Wiston. There is a poem... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 7 Blog: Paul’s View

This blogger felt that the morning legs were a bit leaden as he made his way to the van to drive to Biggar, where he would leave the van and hook up with Meg, Ewan, Pollaidh and Margaret who once... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 5: Meg’s View

Woke up in a rush so Julian could give Paul a lift back from Eddlestone.  After breakfast, set off to the Peebles Secret Garden to meet up with bee aware gardeners – Jan Cameron, Francoise Welmesfelder and Jan Goodacre.  We... Continue Reading →

Beeline Walk Day 6: Paul’s View

From our home base at Wiston we drove to Broughton and left one vehicle there and took the van to Stobo Kirk where we met up with Lesley and Margaret who would walk with us for the day. A leisurley... Continue Reading →

Beeline Walk Day 5: Paul’s View

Early morning rise, a drive to Stobo and a lift back from Julian who, en route, had time to show me the workshop where he makes his fabulous pipes. He also has a rather unusual planter in his workshop garden.... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 4: Megs view

Had a very good night’s sleep after a long day and started off feeling fresh and rested. We went to the market in Penicuik and had a guided tour of the Penicuik Storehouse, a wonderful initiative of a community alliance... Continue Reading →

Lets Make a Bee Line, Day 3 – Megs View

Weather dry and sunny and cloudy in patches.  Started by a short visit to The Secret Herb Garden, but no drummers, so left with three small anise hyssop plants to add to our home bee friendly collection. Then off in... Continue Reading →

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