Archive for September 18th, 2008

I needed cheering up today as it is raining once again, and the crops look more sodden than ever.    So I went up to Buchanty Spout to see if there were any salmon heading back up the river Almond.


Buchanty is a rocky place where the river Almond narrows into a steep and fast-flowing waterfall.    Given August’s record rainfall, and little dry weather this month, there was a huge amount of water coming down.

And there were quite a few salmon doing their best to leap the waterfall to try to get upstream.    Some were managing, others were struggling.    It was thrilling to watch.   And although the path to the river had clearly seen some use, I was the only person there.


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