A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Alan Beevers Grove
Alan's 60th Birthday
27th February 2014

Alan's 60th Birthday grove

For many of my 60 years on this planet I thought I was smarter than the average tree. This is clearly not the case!

We need more of these wise and beautiful forest beings.

Instead of gadgets and sweeties this birthday, celebratory trees would be a delight.

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To Alan with love from the Thomas and Lewis families, past and present.

Donated by Chris Thomas

8th November 2015

Happy Birthday! Late again, as always or it wouldn't be me Bob

Donated by Robert Fordham

5th March 2015

Hi Alan, This is Victor Fornari from the 70's. Wishing you the best. For all of Alan's friends and relatives, Alan and I were chums way back in the 70's. Played a mean game of darts at many of the local drinking spots in Inverness in our late teens. The Eagle Bar, the Plough, the back bar in the Corriegarth are some of the pubs we frequented. Special memories. Not at all surpised to see you are still as smart, funny and great company now as then. Reminding you of favorite bands at the time I recall as Soft Machine and Hatfield and the North. Be good.

Donated by Victor Fornari

25th April 2014

Maren Lueg donationDear Alan, I wish you All the Best for your 60th Birthday. May these trees grow strong and carry your love and care for hundreds of years. Many Thanks for all your help and support. Lots of Love. Maren

Donated by Maren Lueg

12th March 2014

Alan, the man with the beautiful soul. Alan who is 60 years young. Alan who will never truly grow old because he nurtures his soul and the souls of those he meets. Love Janice, Tommy and Ruairidh

Donated by Janice McLeod

12th March 2014

For Alan, Beavers use trees for their own ends, Beevers loves trees for themselves. We salute Alan Beevers on his 60th (a beaver would never match that) We thank Alan for letting us share his company over the years; he is a unique combination of the inspirational, the passionate, the creative and the humble: and he is such FUN! Alan, we love you and are delighted to add to your flourishing grove. Stephen and Chris

Donated by Stephen Green

11th March 2014

Some trees for Uncle Alan from Christopher and Orla. The second best present ever bought (behind The "Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense" VHS video bought for their Daddy by that same uncle many years ago!)

Donated by Garry Mackay

5th March 2014

Have a good one pal...Barack Attacks all round!! From Robert, Kasia, Jan and Molly xxx

Donated by Robert McAuley

3rd March 2014

Squirrels in the canteen, Burning books over a Malt. Fighting Jizzer for the Right reasons, with 10 Silk Cut and a Brown Bear. Was there ever a more beautiful man of Spirit?

Donated by Sandy Campbell

28th February 2014

Happy birthday Alan! If any boughs should fall bags I first dibs for spoons! Love Lynn and Alan

Donated by Alan Sargeant

28th February 2014

I reflected long and hard about leaving a thought provoking and inspiring message, but the whole time I couldn't get past that fact that for your 60th Birthday, Hannah and I gave you wood! You are the best uncle a boy could ask for - a role model and a bloody cool dude. With all our love, we wish you a very Happy Birthday. Ross & Hannah x

Donated by Ross MacKay

28th February 2014

What wonderful dedications below - you are much loved.I will simply say happy birthday dearest Alan.From Margaret, your partner, lover and friend. xxxxxx (A.W.L.)

Donated by Margaret Sanger

27th February 2014

This comes from 'Rings on a Tree' by Norman McCaig (1968): Balances Because I see the world poisoned by cant and brutal self-seeking must I be silent about the useless waterlily, the dunnock's nest in the hedgeback? Because I am fifty-six years old must I love, if I love at all, only ideas - not people but only the idea of people? Because there is work to do, to steady a world economics and a part of the worst slum is the moon rising over it and eyes weeping and mouths laughing. ... For Alan, who I am proud to have as a mate; who would ALWAYS meet the man; and who - once he saw the moon (and heard the weeping and the laughter) - showed me where to look. Happy Birthday mate. I love you.

Donated by Robert Fordham

Can you tell us where your tree is so I can climb it and fall out.

Donated by Derek MacGillivray

26th February 2014

Alan Happy Birthday! It's a great pleasure living opposite you! From George and Heather

Donated by George and Heather Paul

What a blessing to have you among us for the past 60 years. May you last as long as a Scots Pine ! Wilf & Irene

Donated by Wilf Schenk

26th February 2014

For Alan with love and some words of Raymond Carver "And did you get what you wanted from this life, Even so? I did And what did you want? To call myself beloved And to feel myself beloved On the earth" Hugs from Clare

Donated by Clare Crombie

25th February 2014

Ellen Morgan donationHappy 60th Alan. Have a great day. We must get together this year. (I might even fly up!!!) Lots of love.Ellie xxx and dB xxx

Donated by Ellen Morgan

25th February 2014

Wishing you a happy 60th birthday. It is such a lovely idea to have trees planted for your birthday. I love trees and my cousin Alan. Best wishes, always, Mhairi xoxoxo

Donated by Mhairi Stewart

25th February 2014

For a very dear friend.

Donated by David Low

20th February 2014

Happy Birthday to a wonderful guy. Lots of love from Grizz.

Donated by Graham Quick

20th February 2014

Alan, A pleasure to know you, A pleasure to be with. Happy Forest! Ian and Elaine x

Donated by Ian and Elaine James

19th February 2014

What a wonderful Jock that man is!! In the stormiest times he can always find a silver lining and a cheeky smile. Bless him and that Jockette he loves SO much. Pete

Donated by Pete Sketchley

14th February 2014

Pam & Al MacKay donationHappy Birthday Dearest Alan. Thank you for being such a wonderful brother and friend. Always great company. Always supportive, especially in hard times, and always able to find just the right thing to say. Thank you! Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of your grove as it grows and flourishes. Much love from Pam and Al.

Donated by Pam & Al MacKay

13th February 2014

For Alan, our friend, companion and Playmate on many joyful occasions. Like the trees, Alan helps to make this planet a better place for us all.

Donated by Lynden and Ruth Jeffries

10th February 2014

Being a friend of Alan's and spending time with him are two of life's greatest pleasures. Thank you and happy 60th! love Ade and Vicki

Donated by Adrian and Vicki Dudley

7th February 2014

Donated by Alan Beevers

27th February 2014

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Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
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