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Cats, cannabis, kilts and kori bustards

Mar 24, 2011 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment | Spring 2011

Highland Security The fashion of wearing nothing beneath a kilt has been condemned by the Scottish Tartans Authority, which has called the practice “childish and unhygienic,” The Times of London…

Snowflakes, sap and socialist plots

Nov 20, 2010 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment | Winter 2010

Unfortunately, Bentley’s love of snow was not reciprocated: He died of pneumonia in 1931 after walking home in a blizzard.