Monday, June 06, 2016

Flow Country (Kate)





Many people are talking about migrants and overcrowding in Europe – indeed these seem to be the primary points of debate around whether Britain should stay or leave the EU. So, let me transport you to one of Europe’s most remote spots - The Flow Country – a desolate region of peatbogs in Caithness, Scotland. This area, the most north-eastern extremity of mainland Britain, is Europe’s largest expanse of blanket bog. As a child I spent my summers here, fishing until midnight under an amethyst sky, only the trill of curlews and the peeps and whistles of golden plovers for company. (The golden plover was the inspiration for the first book of “Guinness World Records”.) I crave this oasis of calm away from the clamour of London and EU debate.

Kate Griffiths-Lambeth
'Leading Light' - a blog about people, HR, and things that interest an interesting lady
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