Posts Tagged: Argyll and Bute

Community woodlands for West Argyll and the islands

For the past few months I have been facilitating meetings in Tarbert and Campbeltown (situated at either end of the Kintyre peninsular) to explore the setting up of community woodlands. In Scotland, under the National Forest Land scheme, the Forestry

Community woodlands for West Argyll and the islands

For the past few months I have been facilitating meetings in Tarbert and Campbeltown (situated at either end of the Kintyre peninsular) to explore the setting up of community woodlands. In Scotland, under the National Forest Land scheme, the Forestry

Transition Kintyre begins

Transition Kintyre was born last Sunday at the Christmas Market in the Malt Barn, Campbeltown. We had two stalls at the event, showing films of inspiring projects and selling local produce in the form of cheese, oatcakes, chutneys, jams and

Transition Kintyre begins

Transition Kintyre was born last Sunday at the Christmas Market in the Malt Barn, Campbeltown. We had two stalls at the event, showing films of inspiring projects and selling local produce in the form of cheese, oatcakes, chutneys, jams and

Common pool resources and the Firth of Clyde

Yesterday I was at a meeting in Campbeltown called by the Scottish Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) at which were gathered fishing boat skippers, community activists and local tradition bearers. It proved to be a heated meeting, but ended in mutual

Common pool resources and the Firth of Clyde

Yesterday I was at a meeting in Campbeltown called by the Scottish Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) at which were gathered fishing boat skippers, community activists and local tradition bearers. It proved to be a heated meeting, but ended in mutual

To The Lighthouse

I have just been listening to a new adaption of “To The Lighthouse”, Virginia Woolf’s famous modernist novel of 1927 set on the Isle of Skye. The west coast of Scotland comprises a number of bioregions which share similar characteristics.

To The Lighthouse

I have just been listening to a new adaption of “To The Lighthouse”, Virginia Woolf’s famous modernist novel of 1927 set on the Isle of Skye. The west coast of Scotland comprises a number of bioregions which share similar characteristics.

Bioregion pattern: the tree

The second pattern I am using to co-create my bioregion is the tree; an example of a dendritic or branching pattern which is found throughout the natural world. I have used the same examples I used in the nest pattern,

Bioregion pattern: the tree

The second pattern I am using to co-create my bioregion is the tree; an example of a dendritic or branching pattern which is found throughout the natural world. I have used the same examples I used in the nest pattern,

Kintyre Bioregion

Kintyre Bioregion – part of ScotLAND Kintyre Bioregion is a collaboration of various permaculture projects across the Kintyre peninsular which includes Daisy Cottage, Tabert Community Healing Garden, Ron Mara near Muasdale, Bruce’s Stone Croft near Carradale and Judy Martin’s sites

Kintyre Bioregion

Kintyre Bioregion – part of ScotLAND Kintyre Bioregion is a collaboration of various permaculture projects across the Kintyre peninsular which includes Daisy Cottage, Tabert Community Healing Garden, Ron Mara near Muasdale, Bruce’s Stone Croft near Carradale and Judy Martin’s sites