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Ninian Stuart and Elaine Morrison are now friends
Oct 30, 2011
Ninian Stuart commented on Kirsty Tait's blog post Off on my next adventure
"Hi Kirsty. Hope you, Scott and the wee hidden one will have a great year, You've been a star, and a very trustworthy one, in all my dealings with you. Time now for you to embrace another kind of life - and very glad to hear that you'll be…"
Oct 27, 2011
Ninian Stuart liked Kirsty Tait's blog post Off on my next adventure
Oct 27, 2011
Ninian Stuart commented on Nick Wilding's blog post Exploring Community Resilience published
"Beautiful, thoughtful and - from a quick skim - one of the most readable books on this vital subject and community of interest, place and practice. Well done."
Aug 18, 2011
Ninian Stuart might attend Nick Wilding's event

More than GDP: Measuring What Matters at Merchant’s Hall, 22 Hanover Street, Edinburgh

May 19, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
Carnegie UK Truist established a Roundtable of notable individuals to consider how we measure economic and social performance.  The resulting publication is titled ‘More than GDP: Measuring What Matters’.  The launch event will be led by journalist and political commentator Iain Macwhirter.  If you would like to attend please e-mail us at More
May 18, 2011
Ninian Stuart is attending Kirsty Tait's event

Edinburgh Festival of Politics: Land for the People: Why land reform matters and why we need more of it at Committee Room 3, Scottish Parliament

August 20, 2010 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Over the last 20 years, several hundred thousand acres inScotland’s Highlands and Islands – including extensive estates and whole islands once owned by private landlords – have been taken into community ownership. James Hunter, a long standing campaigner for land reform, a former chairman of Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and a leading historian of the Highlands, reflects on this community ownership revolution and urges Scotland’s politicians to make more of this Scottish success…See More
Jul 29, 2010
Ninian Stuart joined Tara O'Leary's group

Big Tent 2010

This is a group for Fiery Spirits who want all the latest news, views and information about Big Tent 2010. It's going to be the best one yet!See More
May 20, 2010
Teresa Martínez and Ninian Stuart are now friends
Apr 18, 2010

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Welcome! FierySpirits is for activists and professionals who are building vibrant, resilient rural communities. Tell us a little about why you'd like to join?
I'm passionate about reconnecting people to the land and nurturing land for current and future generations of people and nature. I hope other fiery spirits will inspire and challenge me and the growing team/community of people here at Falkland to play our part in the local and global movement for change.
About Me (areas of expertise/interest I can share)
As a community worker I lived and worked with homeless people and folk with mental health problems, before focusing on environmental action and social enterprise as a way to achieve real change. Since 2004, I have been Steward of Falkland Estate, seeking to transform it into a dynamic c21 estate.

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At 7:26 on December 11, 2009, Ninian Stuart said…
Yes. Here and there, juggling lots of family of all sorts and sources - and as much time at the coast and light as we can. N
At 15:49 on December 10, 2009, Debi Fry said…
sounds good! We are doing well! How are you? Are you staying in Falkland for the holidays?
At 14:54 on December 10, 2009, Debi Fry said…
Hi Ninian...still would love to catch up with you and the thinking you have been doing around asset-based approaches--I've been working at home lately (don't like walking home in the dark) but would be up for scheduling a walk to the Pillars sometime. Maybe next Monday or Tuesday the 14th or 15? Or after the holidays...?
At 23:17 on September 9, 2009, Brian James Gibb said…
Hi Ninian
mmmmmmmm back online and thought that I'd pick up on this thread.
Definitely a weak ego (keyboard dyslexia) but I'm glad that my comment did touch a chord. My meaning was that at times I annoy m'sel, a weak ego in the sense that a need to be heard can seem to me to not be neccesarily of itself to be of any use............the 'crowding' in the field - no?
Having said that I hope all is well and just to add another tuppence worth from the left side o' the field there was an excellent article on the World Service last week (The Interview) with Edward de Bono who, speaking with what seems to be an eternal smile in his voice, made an appeal for a place to home what he called his 'Palace to Thought' - a particularily Geddesian turn of phrase.
He asked that if anyone did have a Palace (sitting tennants not a problem) where such an exercise could be housed then they really should get in touch.
It might just be me but I do see a lot of synergy and poetic resonance with this being our wee hidden enclosure........
Anyway the link person at the end of the article did say to get in touch via Bush House........'worth saying hi to at least...........????
At 10:25 on August 19, 2009, Juliet Rose said…
Hi Ninian

We are looking forward to meeting you at Sense of Place.

Regarding the Fungi exhibition, we don't have much space to put up travelling exhibitions and as a result the spaces we do have get booked up a long way in advance. However, you could send or bring with you any details of the exhibit with you for Tony Kendle our Foundation Director to look at.

See you soon !

At 11:04 on August 5, 2009, David Grant said…
Hello, Ninian!
That sounds great! I'd love to have a wee walk now that the smoke has cleared.

I have friends visiting but will free up some time soon and see what day we're both available.

All the best!
At 8:20 on August 5, 2009, Ninian Stuart said…
Hi Brian
I'm intrigued...
Is that a week ego or weak ego?
And yours or mine?
One of my/our challenges in this place is to create the conditions for individuals who commit themselves to live/work here to flourish as part of the whole - and in turn to enable people come into their own - at the same time as helping the community and land to flourish.
Don't always achieve it - and egos (weak and strong, yours mine and others) sometimes get in the way in an occasionally crowded field! But each of us (and our ego/sense of self) is vital and has a part to play.
Hence why your comment intrigued me - and touched a chord.
At 23:50 on August 4, 2009, Brian James Gibb said…
Ta Ninian,
tis aye guid t' be useful,
an' it may be a week ego
but that did help.
At 14:12 on December 12, 2008, Ninian Stuart said…
I am around that day - but afraid that I'm part of a team event in the workshop for best part of the day. so could probably manage a/noon tea - but not b4. do you have any other possibilities - before or after Xmas?
At 13:33 on December 12, 2008, Debi Fry said…
Hi Ninian,
That would be fabulous! I would love to have lunch together at the Pillars sometime! Will you be around on Monday the 22nd?

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