Second, companies rationalise these emissions by buying “Offsets”, which are the contemporary equivalent of the medieval indulgences that annoyed Martin Luther.John Naughton
Heading for Meall an Fhudair, but very poor visibility so we turned back at Meall nan Caora just after Troisgeach. Still a great day, highlights lots of Scotch argus & a couple of eagles. Map: walkmap
Read: You Have a Friend in 10A: Stories by Maggie Shipstead ★★★★★ 📚
Loved these absorbing stories. Wide ranging settings & situations. Plenty of surprises. The only disappointment, an expected last story turned into acknowledgments & extract from The Great Circle.
Read: Antarctica by Claire Keegan ★★★★☆ 📚
After reading Small Things Like These and watching Foster I was surprised at some of the more dramatic turns and unpleasantness in some of these stories. They have a similar quiet, clarity & almost terseness.
Read: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way by Rebecca Wait ★★★★☆ 📚
dysfunctional family story, that was in turn rather funny and quite serious. I enjoyed the fun and though the description of psychosis was good.
I had a walk around Glen Douglas yesterday. Lots to see, more on the walkmap Missing from the photos are lots of Scotch Argus butterflies who did not stand still.
The second is as brave a performance as could be.
Read: Dead Lions by Mick Herron ★★★☆☆ 📚
The second in the series, grubby comic spies. I think I’ll keep reading these now and again.