A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
For the dear queer spirit of James Morgan Brown
James Morgan Brown
"Thou art the breath in which I breathe, In thy heart mine own I sheathe ...", Verses, 1893

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

James Morgan Brown was a queer, working class, Glasgow socialist.
A friend of Edward Carpenter, he was also a Theosophist and a practitioner of “the dear love of comrades”.
In poor health, in the 1880s he would “wander thro’ the woods of Aberuchill stark naked – the sensation is something delicious” and imagining “deep-eyed Naiads with green water-weeds in their hair”.

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Marking all the unnamed folk who led a queer life and kept the spirit alive.

Donated by Andrew R Wilson

16th April 2019

Donated by JC

16th April 2019

Donated by Ah now

15th April 2019

Donated by BD

16th December 2018

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.
James Morgan Brown's grove
Trees in this grove: 28

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