Monday 24th September 2018,
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Straw bale structures for Orkney

‘Structures’ means anything above ground which is not actually in contact with the sea or a burn. In other words: houses, garages, barns, studios, medical centres, commercial and light industrial premises and so on – anything up to 2½ storeys high. Frequently asked questions What about fire? A straw bale structure is more resistant to [...]

June 26, 2013 Nick Morrison Countryside Comments Off

Haaf-netting in the Solway Firth

Criffel has vanished, blotted out by the rain that is sweeping across the Firth into our faces. We are standing in a row facing the incoming tide; there’s not much talking, just an occasional comment or joke amongst the men. Mark Messenger and I are at the seaward end of the row, and the fast-moving [...]

March 1, 2013 Ann Lingard Countryside 0