Monthly Archives: March 2015

New Life in Scotland’s Ancient Forests

On the banks of the River Tay by Dunkeld in Perthshire stands the ancient “Birnam Oak”, reputedly the sole surviving tree of the famed Birnam Wood of Shakespeare’s  Macbeth. In Shakespeare’s “Scottish” play,  Malcolm’s soldiers camouflaged themselves with branches from Birnam Wood before capturing Macbeth’s stronghold … Continue reading

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