Tag Archives: Stockbridge

We are National Collective!

Artist and writer Clare Galloway drew my attention to National Collective‘s fun initiative, to get artists and creative types who support Scottish independence to submit photographs of themselves (or images representing themselves), containing the text, ‘I am National Collective’. I … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday foraging next to the Water of Leith.

One of the things I did on Sunday was to go foraging for free food along the Water of Leith near where I live in the Stockbridge Colonies. In an hour I gathered loads of stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) and … Continue reading

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You can’t get more local than my nettle soup!

Aileen Campbell MSP has suggested a saltire food-labelling scheme to encourage Scottish people to support local producers.  As I told her myself, you can’t get more local than my nettle soup. I live in the Stockbridge colonies next to the … Continue reading

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