Visiting the ‘Survivor Rowan’

Directions to Carrifran Wildwood Carrifran Wildwood car park is at NT 159115. The postcode for the nearby Carrifran cottage is DG10 9LH. This is on the A708 Selkirk to Moffat road, about eight miles from Moffat and about two and a half miles on the Moffat (west) side of the National Trust for Scotland Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve (which …

Christmas 2020 – reading list

By Stephanie Young In my recommendations for reading for the Christmas season, you’ll notice books written or edited by women are in the majority.  This list has been prompted by my book groups and the observable increase in outdoor and adventure writing by women.   Following in the footsteps of Gwen Moffat and Nan Shepherd’s legacy these books begin to redress the gender …