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Radio

Mild at heart

8 January 2022

9:00 AM

8 January 2022

9:00 AM

Sound Walk

BBC Radio 3

It’s a sweet, green, glowing dawn in north-west Scotland. All around us are empty hillsides of rock and heather. The cold air smells of moss. To the south, far mountain peaks resolve into high banks of mist and cloud, while up ahead stands the crumpled rock face of Ben Nevis, its broad shoulders beginning to fill the patchy, blueing sky as we walk towards it.

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