Robbie Barr's memorial grove
1985 - 2007

Robbie Barr grove

Take me to some high place of heather, rock and ley

scatter my dust and ashes, feed me to the wind

so that i will be part of all you see, the air you are breathing

i'll be part of the curlew's cry and soaring eagle

the blooming ward and sundew hung with diamonds

i'll be riding the gentle wind that blows through your hair

reminding you how we shared

the joy of living.

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Robbie, This donation is from the money raised at the memorial games we play every Easter Sunday. Thirty boys will be playing again this year (2010) and remembering the times we trained and played together. This donation comes from all who attend the games in your memory, to give something back to a cause we know you felt so strongly for. You are greatly missed, Murrayfield Wanderers and Corstorphine players/ex-players

Donated by Andrew Durham

31st March 2010

28th February 2008

Remembering Robbie, a beautiful and sweet child, who loved nature just like I do. You will remain in our hearts & minds as long as we may live. Eileen x With love, Helen Henderson xxx Many thanks to Maureen, Roseanne, Christine and Rachel for setting up this grove in memory of Robbie and also many thanks to all friends and family for contributing. Glen Affric was one of my son's favourite places and he took me and Ernie there for walks, to educate us in the wildlife, trees and the history of the Highlands. We immediately fell in love with this beautiful place. With planting these trees your spirit will live on. May your soul be at peace now. Missing you and loving you a lot Mum and Ernie xx With very fond memories of Robbie. Love Sarah Thomson In loving memory Mrs Barbara Johnstone Gisela, what a lovely way to commemorate your son's life.
Thinking of you - Best wishes from James and Mary To help keep alive the memory of a very special young man. For Robbie From Cathie and Bob You understood these trees. Their language and their song. Rest amongst them now in peace, Robbie. Love from Irene and Linda xxx A perfect way to celebrate Robbie's life, Pat and Bert In loving and lasting memory of Robbie - a star who burned out too soon. Jill Smith Abschied von Robbie Du warst beseelt von dem Wunsch, echt zu sein, dich nicht kuenstlich zu verhalten, Nicht an deine Wirkung zu denken. Du wolltest dich nicht zuruecknehmen aus Angst, nicht verstanden zu werden. Du wolltest nicht Worte sagen, die du nicht meinst, und nicht ein Gesicht anlegen, das dich verkrampft. Du wolltest du selbst sein, ganz entspannt, ein Mensch unter Menschen. Und du fragtest dich, ob fuer dich Platz ist in der Welt, Fuer dich, so wie du bist. In Trauer Karin Schoen, das ich die Gelegenheit habe, in einem so fernen Lande ein Baeumchen fuer Dich pflanzen zu lassen. Da Glen Affric Deine Lieblingsgegend war, bin ich mir sicher, dass es ein besonders grosser, starker Baum wird. In ewiger Erinnerung und tiefer Trauer Deine Tante Rosi Bei meiner Abschiedszeremonie am 17.Dezember im Pfälzerwald habe ich Robbie gesehen, mehr und mehr umhüllt von einem sehr warmen hellen Licht. Er wirkte zunehmend friedlich, gelöst und aufgeräumt. Wenn Du in diesem Licht sein darf, Robbie, wirst Du kein Leid spüren. Dein Onkel Claus We dedicate these trees to the memory of our beloved nephew Robbie, a young man who loved nature and the old ways. Rest in peace, Robbie. We love you and we will never forget you. Uncle Dave and Aunt Lesley. To the memory of Robbie from Allan and Opa, missing you and hoping you are at peace now. Always thinking about you Robbie..... Much love, Emma xx

Donated by Maureen Edwards, Eileen, Brian and Rhonda Christie, Helen Henderson, Mum and Ernie, Pamela Peacocke, Sarah Thomson, Mrs Barbara Johnstone, James and Mary, Cathie and Bob, Irene and Linda, Pat and Bert, Jill Smith, Karin, Tante Rosi, Onkel Claus, Uncle Dav

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.
Robbie Barr's grove
Trees in this grove: 118

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