What, no badgers?

One of the big UK environmental controversies of 2013 was the badger cull in parts of England. But there was no fuss here in Orkney – we do not have badgers. Orcadian wildlife is very different to what we experienced when we lived in England and many of our visitors, while delighted with what theyContinue reading “What, no badgers?”

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California breezes

I’ve recently returned from Southern California – my wife Kathie Touin and I were visiting her family – and I’d like to share some reflections on our trip. Do not worry! This is not going to be a blow-by-blow account of our trip, like those slide shows your neighbours would show you long ago ofContinue reading “California breezes”

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