The good life

Spear’s | 6 Nov 2013

Two crofters turn the hay by hand, beside woods of rowan, wych and grey willow. These are ancient woods and ancient people. Nearby a sign warns of bulls and calves roaming free – but you may also meet wildcats and pine martens. We’re amid bens and glens covered in bracken and purple thistles, the air heady with wild thyme.

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