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Who owns Scotland?

I have often pondered this very question —

It would appear that this part of Scotland where my dog walked today is owned by a Russian oligarch —

Here we are – not a couple of miles from my door —

complete with 3300 acres of Scottish hills and glens —

According to a tweet on Twitter on 14th Dec 2020 from award winning investigative journalist Martyn McLaughlin – the castle and estate was bought in 2008 by Russian steel tycoon Vladimir Lison for £6.8m.

Judging by the photo included in the tweet – Lison – who is reputed to be worth 15 billion quid doesn’t have to sit at the far end of the forty foot table when he visits his bosom buddy Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin —

 
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To the Hills with the X-ADV750 —

The sun may have been shining but it was still quite cold out on the bike today —

Here we are looking past Beinn Dorain and over Auch towards the western end of Loch Lyon —

This time I’ve crossed the railway and ignored the ‘PRIVATE’ sign to get an unusual shot back to Ben More —

I thought I knew my old horse drawn farm implements —

but this one has me puzzled?? 🙄

 
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