An interesting series of paths around this park in the Trossachs, particularly in autumn. An added element are metal mirror-finished sculptures nestling within the woodland that reflect light and landscape back at you in human form. Easily missed, but lovely when noticed.
Around the local fields rapeseed was in bloom and bees were busy collecting nectar thanks to a local beekeeper working with the farmer. Mid-May and despite the risk of a sting, I wanted to get closer to the handler to see the bees despite the risk of being stung.
On the morning of 13th June 2012 the Olympic torch relay made its was through Alloa. The organisation of the event was impressive with many Brands buying Olympic sponsorship. Despite the froth and hoopla it was a chance to see that beautiful golden torch.
I’m always pleased when Athletes applaud the National Lottery for assisting their success through funding. It is uncomfortable watching a poor sod splashing £10 across various National Lottery products in hope while wearing sandals and socks with many holes. The training of many Athletes is funded by those with the lowest incomes. Right or wrong it is a fact.