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Lady of the Mountain

August 24, 2012

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O ROWAN tree, O rowan tree! thou’lt aye be dear to me! Intwined thou art wi’ mony ties o’ hame and infancy. Thy leaves were aye the first o’ spring, thy flowers the simmer’s pride; There was na sic a bonnie tree in a’ the country side. Carolina Oliphant It is late August on Dartmoor […]

Olympian

August 10, 2012

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The motto of the London 2012 Olympic games is ‘inspire a generation’ Over the past fortnight these games have captivated the home nation, and there is little doubt that those three words will be fulfilled. Every medal, near miss, cheer, and tear, planting a wonderful seed within the minds of young people across the country, […]