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The source of man's unhappiness is his ignorance of Nature.

Paul Henry Thiry D'Holdbach
Brrrrrrrr....March, I can't say I was sorry to see the back of it. When the Beast from the East came barrelling in, it wasn't just Rannoch that was affected, but the whole of the country. I spent the week answering text and Facebook messages from concerned relatives, asking how we were - very well as it happens, and in fact I think we were better off than those further South.

The fishing Season kicked off with a bit of a whimper, largely due to the weather. The first weekend normally see's a fair few groups of hardy fishermen, keen to get the first catch under their belt, but, with a few exceptions, they were thin on the ground.

Although these lads didn't seem to be put off by the weather. Then again, judging by the amount of alcohol going downrange, not much fishing was taking place, but they were still happy to pay for permits, and of course, to a man, they told us that th…