Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Coating for Camels

The Cockney Alphabet begins A for 'Orses (Hay for Horses), B for Mutton (Beef or Mutton) and C for Miles (See for Miles). The last could now almost be C weed for Camels (Seaweed for Camels) with the news that the recently-established seaweed-processing company, Uist Asco Ltd, will be transporting dried algae to Dubai to assist camels in being sleeker and faster when racing. The story appears, appropriately, in the Scottish Daily Express. From a former quarry in North Uist comes a very different product based upon a prolific plant.

Scottish Islands Explorer - C for Yourself!

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