A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Celebrating the birth and christening of
Ralph William Knight Gould
Born 13th September 2007, Christened 1st February 2009

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands


Look to this day!

For it is life, the very life of life.

In its brief course

Lie all the verities and realities of your existence:

The bliss of growth

The glory of action

The splendour of achievement

Are but the experiences of time

For yesterday is but a dream

And tomorrow only a vision,

But today well lived makes every yesterday

A dream of happiness

And tomorrow a vision of hope.

Look well, therefore, to this day!

Such is the salutation to the dawn.

From the Sanskrit (read by Poppa Will at your christening)

Dearest Ralph,

May this grove of trees symbolise your growth and your life. Let's go and see it together one day.

With best love

Poppa Will and Mumma Bill

Add trees to this grove

1st February 2009

Donated by Elizabeth Richardson

We look forward to meeting you, Ralph! Wishing you much happiness and inspiration. With all our love, Danny & Kristy x

Donated by Dan and Kristy

Your grove of trees

The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Ralph William Knight Gould's grove
Trees in this grove: 20

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