Access blocked to Culbin?

October 10, 2012 · Filed Under Nairn, Nature, Politics, Roads 

Someone’s made an effort to put up a “Private Road: No vehicle access” sign at Kingsteps, on the small road that leads to the Culbin car park. The surprise is that anyone is claiming the right to block access to a site served by the Forestry Commission and Highland Council. Perhaps if whoever put it […]

No smoke without fire

October 10, 2012 · Filed Under Nairn 

A thick plume of smoke rises up behind the town in the late afternoon, as one of the farms just south of Nairn burns rubbish.

Aurora over Nairn

October 9, 2012 · Filed Under Nairn, Weather 

Last night saw the Northern Lights visible to the north of Nairn, with the beach providing a decent backdrop to watch them. The light show was somewhat weak, however, with the aurora visible mostly as a slight green mist, though watching it for a while I did see a slight curtain effect develop at one […]