Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane, an acclaimed travel writer, has produced Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places and The Old Ways; A Journey On Foot. This is an extract from an article of his in the Financial Times: ‘From Rhenigidale, the track contours audaciously above steep-sided sea-coves, marked with rust-lines of seaweed. Raised stripes of feannagan (lazy beds) Read More …

Reciprocal Views?

Early this month there was an item on how an American visitor to Rhenigidale travelled on the same school bus and was slightly bemused by the normal attitude of the three schoolchildren on board who paid no attention to him, being understandably absorbed with their smartphone connections. A fourth child, who has often travelled that Read More …