A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Highland Roots for Angus
Angus McKendrick
27/03/1959-19/06/2015

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The music of trees, a spiritual home for Angus, loved, loving and laughing Dad and partner.


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Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th November 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th November 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th October 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th October 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th September 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th September 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th August 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th August 2018

"Traveller repose and dream among my leaves" (William Blake)

Donated by Sian

14th August 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th July 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th July 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th June 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th June 2018

Good friends we have, oh good friends we have lost, along the way.
In this bright future you can't forget your past, So dry your tears I say (Bob Marley).
Here's £5 I found today, perfect for a tree x

Donated by Sian

4th June 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th May 2018

Donated by Bridget Imeson

25th May 2018

For Angus - Spring 2018
Always in our thoughts
Lone and tall, with silver stem,
A birch-tree stands apart;
The passionate wind of spring-time
Stirs in its leafy heart.

Amy Levy 1861-1869

Donated by Brig and Rob Imeson

1st May 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th April 2018

For Angus on his birthday. "The oak and the ash and the bonny ivy tree/Flourish and bloom and the North country"

Donated by Liz and Jon

27th March 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th March 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th February 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th January 2018

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th December 2017

"The woods are lovely , dark and deep....". .Robert Frost.
Remembering you this Christmas time and always.

Donated by Liz and Jon

17th December 2017

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th November 2017

Donated by Vanessa Thiebaut

25th October 2017

Green follicles remembered in the growing treeline, and you're always in our hearts, Punkle Angus! xxx

Donated by Vanessa, Séverin and Éléanor

1st October 2017

I enjoyed the company of Angus and Sian at the Welsh Open Snooker, Tolpuddle Festival etc. He was a dedicated revolutionary socialist who campaigned against injustice and to transform society.

Donated by Gerard Ward

18th July 2017

In memory of Angus, inspired by the lovely, committed Sian, and for all who wish to change the world for the better xx

Donated by Rose Morris

29th June 2017

Can't buy you a beer Angus, but can buy you a tree. Miss you buddy!

Donated by Clive and Karen

26th June 2017

Rise, like lions after slumber In unvanquishable number!
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you:
Ye are many - they are few!
(from Masque of Anarchy by Shelley)

Donated by Sian Lois and Megan

23rd June 2017

As I was walking I saw a sign there,
And on the sign it said "No Trespassing".
But on the other side it didn't say nothing,
That side was made for you and me
(Woody Guthrie: This Land is Your Land)

Donated by Sian Lois and Megan

1st May 2017

Late as usual. Sorry Ang. Miss you so much. xxx

Donated by Liz, Dave and family

29th March 2017

"The green trees when I saw them first transported and ravished me. . ." Thomas Traherne and Gerald Finzi ( from Dies natalis)

Donated by Richard and Ann

16th January 2017

Forever true - forever Angus!

Donated by Mick, Nicki, Jack, Jess and Scarlett-Rose

9th January 2017

1st January 2017

Donated by Daniel Lunnon

1st January 2017

A place to camp in The Highlands.

Donated by Ian

1st January 2017

"Sing out for the earth, its health and renewal,
Its wealth universal equally shared".- Roger McGough.
For Angus, beloved partner, beloved father, beloved friend.

Donated by Liz and Jon

27th December 2016

In loving memory of a fine brother, true friend and confidant.

Donated by Henry McKendrick

27th December 2016

Our beloved friend, whose kindness and loyalty we will remember forever.

Donated by Lucy, Dave and Daniel

24th December 2016

Loving brother, remembered everyday and missed much more than words can say. Taken too soon. Love you Angus x x

Donated by Rose & Graeme

24th December 2016

For the way sunlight laces with shadows, through each branch and leaf of tree For these paths that take me in, for these paths that lead me out (from 'A Blessing for the Woods' by M. S. Glaser)

Donated by Brig and Rob Imeson

19th December 2016

There's some corner of a Scottish mountain that is forever yours Angus

Donated by Sian Lois and Megan

12th December 2016

Poem for Angus (by Rob Imeson)

 

Sitting by the white pub wall

Warmed by the Lyme sun

Comrades by the sea-side

It's an English revolution

 

Tea served along a tow path

By an anarchist and his dog

Resistance in a tea cup

Our search for a solution

 

An aging punk with a walking stick

In a queue for a cash machine

Making cuts to welfare

The State's fiscal resolution

 

A woman at a bus stop

Has come without her purse

She gets a free ride today

It's just redistribution

 

An English campsite in the rain

A one pound all day breakfast

Flags fly above the camper vans

This is our constitution

 

Remembering your kindly laugh

Your love of independence

Cyclist in a landscape

It's an English revolution

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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.
Angus McKendrick's grove
Trees in this grove: 138

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