October to November 2020
“Lockdown Perspectives”
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Juniper Lockdown - Fiona, from Currie, who now lives in Eriboll, Sutherland, spent lockdown with her mother in Juniper Green.
A Reflection on Ageing - Russell starts off the responses with a reflection on ageing, and virtual art & nature
The Pylon Field - Liz tours the boundaries, history and botany of a local field
Second Den - Chris leads us through his lockdown garden to a surprise discovery
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Challenges of Lockdown - Helen reflects on some of the challenges of lockdown time and place
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The Sainsbury’s Otter - Liz’s scenic-route return from shopping leads to a magical sighting on the Water of Leith
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Lockdown on Lanark Road - Rob notes some welcome strangenesses, from a different volume of alarm call to ‘zigzag attempts to avoid close contact’
Shelterbelts - In April and May, Helen left the hills for the security of Balerno’s gridded woodland
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The Good, The Bad and The Yucky - Norma-Ann rediscovers the slow lanes
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