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I am a retired hill shepherd. As a profession, I tended to 1,000 sheep, grazing four square miles of Perthshire mountain. Now I am a published author, journalist and traditional storyteller.
Each week I present three 60 minute sessions in whisky, wine and gin. Twice a week I lead walks (with stories) for Loch Lomond National Park, and I was used as a motivational speaker by the Scottish rugby squad in the lead up to the 2015 World Cup. I am a volunteer with Trossachs Search and Rescue team. I am a first responder with the Scottish ambulance service.
Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Inverclyde; Midlothian; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Events can deliver
Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD
Audience can work with
Outdoor learning; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)