Six nights in, it was a calm, contented evening at the Camp of the Shieling. The old stones, tarpaulin and bracken providing shelter from the light breeze, and a fire flickered from the hearth.
Youth up my way are slashing & discarding tents, smashing brandy bottles & making unsuccessful attempts at fire. Sound familiar? What kind of cultural inheritance is this? Can we join in?
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I’m ready to announce that my apprenticeship with Alaistair Cunningham of Inverness Trees has begun!
Some of the best ideas are cooked up around campfires… and this years Hairth O’Knokrach was no exception.
I, like many folk have become completely fascinated by mycelia and have been immersing myself in the subject of late. A longstanding friend, Mark Williams knows a thing or two about the Fungi family, and has been offering his expertise through his company Galloway Wild Foods.
We dreamed up a perfect journey, in prime fungi season; traveling by open canoe through the spectacular Speyside valley.