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FOUR SEASONS: PEASE POO PART THREE

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 10 November 2012 THIS is it folks: the third and final week in which Four Seasons discusses the issue of sewage treatment at Pease Bay in the Borders. If you somehow missed out on Parts One and Two of this carnival of copraphilia, catch up online at www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/outdoors/roger-cox Here’s a quick […]

FOUR SEASONS: PEASE POO PART TWO

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 3 November 2012 Welcome to another exciting episode of The Poo Show! Last week, regular readers may recall, Four Seasons spent some quality time at Scottish Water’s sewage treatment plant at Cove in the Scottish Borders, just around the corner from the popular surfing beach at Pease Bay. The plant has […]

FOUR SEASONS: PEASE POO PART ONE

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 27 October 2012 FINISHED your breakfast? Good, because this week we’re talking poo. Still eating? You may want to turn the page and come back later. Back in 2009, The Scotsman reported that, at various sites around Scotland’s coastline, sewage released into the sea was being treated to a lower standard […]

FOUR SEASONS: ANDY BENNETTS INTERVIEW PART TWO

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 15 October 2011 WELCOME to the second instalment of a two-part special on the life and times of Scottish surfing pioneer Andy Bennetts. If you tuned in last week, you’ll remember that Part One dealt mostly with the discoveries Bennetts and his friends made in south-east Scotland in the late 1960s, […]

FOUR SEASONS: ANDY BENNETTS INTERVIEW PART ONE

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 8 October 2011 THERE’S something strangely timeless about the picture below, showing five friends about to go surfing at Pease Bay in the Scottish Borders. The easy smiles, the casual, cod-heroic poses − in many respects it could have been taken yesterday. Experienced surfers, though, will quickly pick out the details […]

FOUR SEASONS: SHOOTING FISH

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 4 June 2011 THE raison d’être of this column is to champion niche outdoor activities, but this week Four Seasons is proud to be plumbing new depths of niche-ness. Meet Edinburgh-based South African ex-pat Will Beeslar, one of just a handful of spear-fishermen in the whole of Scotland and perhaps the […]

FOUR SEASONS: ETHICAL GEAR PART 2

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 21 August 2010 A FEW weeks ago, Four Seasons drew attention to a controversial report on the outdoor gear industry by Ethical Consumer magazine. The gist of the report was that many of the companies who manufacture the walking boots, rucksacks, waterproofs and tents that allow millions of people to enjoy […]