Highlands Hypocrisy: Wind Power Zealots Pledge Undying Love for Turbines

*** ‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ was at first dismissed as a ‘communicated disease’ by a former tobacco advertising guru and wind power zealot. But the diagnosis itself is real enough: save that it is the turbine huggers themselves that are suffering from it. Here’s a take on the latest outbreak from the Scottish Highlands. Hypocrisy of […]

Scots Rejoice as Highland Wind Farm Plans Slammed

**** Sallachy and Glencassley wind farms refused consent BBC News 17 November 2015 Scottish ministers have refused consent for two major wind farm schemes in Sutherland in the Highlands. Sallachy and Duchally Estates in Sutherland had proposed constructing 22 turbines. Energy giant SSE sought permission for 23 turbines at Glencassley Estate, near Lairg. Scottish ministers […]

Subsidies Scrapped: Scots Rejoice at Wind Industry’s Demise – Time for a Wee Highland Fling

**** The Scots are a tenacious bunch; and their history is a pungent mix of romance and tragedy. Legendary characters like William Wallace – who – single-handed – raised a fearsome Highland revolt – muscled up against the English invaders, time and time again. Wallace, with Andrew Moray gave a well-trained and drilled English army […]