Monthly Archives: December 2010

Alive in the Dead of Winter

A friend was camping in the eastern Mongolian steppes a couple of winters ago. He was driving off-track to survey migratory gazelle and was well equipped for camping at -40 degrees Celsius with Arctic tent and goose down sleeping bag. … Continue reading

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“In John we trust”

Yesterday, Jane Bradley wrote (The Scotsman, 17 December 2010 – In John we trust) Edinburgh University ecologist, author and John Muir enthusiast Martyn Murray is lobbying the council over the shooting of wild birds in the park. Under Scots law, … Continue reading

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Hunting for John Muir’s Sanctuary

On Saturday the sun shone on the snow-covered fields and hills of East Lothian; it was the perfect day for a walk along that most beautiful of coastlines, where the trees lean out over the sea, and the tide creeps … Continue reading

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