Podcast: Amanda Edmiston from Botanica Fabula

This week, I share my conversation with Botanica Fabula’s Amanda Edmiston. Amanda is an herbalist, folklorist and storyteller here in Scotland.  She has a particular passion for reconnecting people to plants, to the land, to traditional knowledge and to each other.  While she has a number of fabulous projects on the go the focus ofContinue reading “Podcast: Amanda Edmiston from Botanica Fabula”

Rain Day at the Zoo

The Edinburgh Zoo in the rain was a much busier place than I anticipated.  Despite the liberal peppering of yellow weather warnings on the Met office website, there were three eager families ahead of me in line for admission. Long-time volunteer Heather had offered to take me on her own personal tour of the zoo.  She wasContinue reading “Rain Day at the Zoo”