Back from long but fascinating & positive trip to Raasay. What a stunning place & journey was amazing! Loch Laggan & ferry =real highlights!
— Paul Wheelhouse MSP (@PaulWheelhouse) March 2, 2013
Paul Wheelhouse seems to have enjoyed his jaunt to Raasay. (Scottish Government press release here)
Meanwhile on BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors this morning Chris Dalton of South Ayrshire Stalking and myself were interviewed. The questions, some of the comments from Chris Dalton and the chatter by the presenters after the interview seem to highlight a worrying failure to understand the challenges of land reform, rural development, the capacity of the crofters of Raasay, and the most appropriate means by which to develop the hunting economy on the island. Listen below.
Dave Ross Highland Line blog. Is it a u-turn or a three-point turn on Raasay?
UPDATE 8 March 2013 West Highland Free Press report on Wheelhouse visit to Raasay