Month: March 2007

Hillfire

Quite a spectacular hillfire took place on Arran yesterday. I have put a couple of pics below, but the bigger ones are in my Isle of Arran Wildlife site and the link to the hill fire photos is here These fires might look like they are damaging the land, but they are are doing quite the opposite. In a few weeks new, fresh, healthy vegitation will sprout up and any wildlife will gradually...

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ArranWildlife.eu Launched!

Another site put together by myself. ArranWildlife.eu is aimed at everyone who wants to find out more, or keep track, of the wide variety of wildlife which can be found on the Isle of Arran, which is often described as being “Scotland in Minature” It features a forum and a gallery. This allows users to discuss and see the wildlife, including plants, sea life, birds and mammals. The site will also, hopefully, be a good tool to keep track of new and endangered species on the...

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First swim in the Sea 2007

This weekend saw me venture into the sea for the first tim ethis year. It was slightly chilly! 9 degrees celcius to be precise! I will keep this site updated with my swims in the sea and progress I am making. I hope to take part in the Lamlash Splash again this year, and perhaps some other races. I like swimming in the sea because you can get a great rythm going without having to stop for a wall every 20/25 metres! My Ocean Swimming...

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