We’ve got some awesome new photos to show off from a recent guided paddling expedition on the Great Glen Canoe Trail. In your Element’s Mike recently got involved in project supported by Highlands & Islands Enterprise and delivered by Scotland360 to learn a bit more about the ins and outs of 360 cameras, how to

The John Muir Trust has joined with author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris to promote their new book ‘The Lost Words’, an enchanting collaboration that conjures back to glorious life some natural words fading from usage, and create resources for use in schools and education settings. A Literacy & Nature Resource Guide has been

At any time of year Scotland is a brilliant place to watch wildlife, but now that Autumn is well and truly upon us and with winter approaching, here are a just a few things you should be looking out for in particular. Red Deer – Early summer is the best time to watch hinds and

This is a great read, and a book that I’ve looked at on quite a number of occasions now, either just for interest or for example, when I was looking for information in the lead up to my Summer Mountain Leader assessment. A great idea for a Christmas pressie, perhaps? About the book: This is

Lessons from the master: A short film from canoeist Bill Mason illustrates the joy and poetry of paddling solo.  All the basic strokes used to control the canoe are rendered with perfect clarity through animated lines. Like what you see?  Share it with your friends on Facebook or let us know about your favourite paddling