Saturday, August 11, 2012
Saturday, August 4, 2012
joannebkaarbakersbotanistswhalers.blogspot.com or her web page, www.joannebkaar.com
Only through her did I find out about an extraordinary 19th Century Scottish botanist. ( Forgive me, Joanne, I don't know how to link. )
In Caithness, in the northern reaches of Scotland, this may have been ordinary fare. But not for Robert Dick, with his enquiring mind and an aptitude for perseverance. He not only established a successful bakery, but he worked unstintingly to explore and understand all the vastness around him.
Above, 'Rocks at Holborn Head: Slaters Monument'.