20 Jan 2011

Something from the Scots

IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science featured my comments on Scottish laws (from my book) in their Featured Research from our Network (FRETWORK) sector:
In some parts of the world, indigenous green grass survives on rainfall. That's the way it is in Scotland, where men have spent centuries learning how to exploit the rolling hills, rocks and deep turf. Besides being a great place to make whisky and raise sheep, Scotland is also a great place to play golf. Fairways and greens are everywhere. Sand traps, water traps, sheer cliffs, stubborn trees and strong winds make it a challenge to move from here to there, let alone here to there while bashing a little rock with a stick.

The trouble came when those Scots (and their English cousins) went overseas...
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