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It’s summer but there’s snow!

It's summer but there's snow!

Summer in Scotland at last!   And a holiday for me…although I just can’t switch off my lichen-spotting fascination, especially not when my holiday destination involves going through some of Scotland’s most remote highlands and includes a visit to a … Continue reading

All creatures great and small…

All creatures great and small...

It’s been a while folks and as my last blog post was dedicated to the demise of the Shotover Oak, this one will cover activities during July and August. On 22nd July and 26th August, I organised and ran a … Continue reading

The most northernmost of everything!

The most northernmost of everything!

This month for me was really dominated by the incredible opportunity I had to join the British Lichen Society on their annual summer meet, which this year was held on the island of Unst, in Shetland.  Predominantly made up of … Continue reading

Hoppers, history and some interesting discoveries

Hoppers, history and some interesting discoveries

August has been another busy but extremely enjoyable month. During the course of this month, I have been fortunate enough to visit some interesting places, make some rather exciting discoveries and gain an insight into the history of my study … Continue reading

The UK Tour!

The UK Tour!

July began by leaving Orkney behind for a while and headed to southerly regions of the UK. As you can see from the map below, July has seen me literally travel the length and breadth of the country! From Orkney … Continue reading