Tag Archives: it’s Scotland it must be raining

Tougher than the pandas

All my walking this week has been with or around students – some of it was voluntary (the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh group) and some of it was a bit more curricular… Last week was our healthy week at school, … Continue reading

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sometimes the plan is better than the reality

We had a plan for today… Mouse required an uplift from university (he has a week’s break – when did universities start having half-term holidays?) as his dirty washing mountain would apparently require it’s own train ticket. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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artificial autumn

This morning it looked like Autumn had arrived overnight. The high winds and heavy rain last night had swept so many leaves, and in fact whole branches, off the trees that the roads were covered with a slippery layer of … Continue reading

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comfort

Today the only wildlife around are ducks… It was raining heavily when I woke up this morning; I got my feet wet going into work (there was a totally unexpected puddle just outside the front door) and I don’t tend … Continue reading

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Triple rainbow

Seen from the kitchen windows tonight (whilst trying to work out which way up a drawer mechanism went). Unfortunately it means it’s raining again.. Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight, yellow sky at night, raining by morning’s light. All the … Continue reading

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abandoning ship

Having just got back into the flow of this, I’m about to go away again. We are about to leap joyously into the Gold DofE expedition – or possibly squelch… We leave tomorrow evening with the first group and return … Continue reading

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We have a weekend’s walking and camping ahead of us, in what should be the most ideal conditions – someone else’s group, so I don’t have the paperwork or the stress; one of my very favourite parts of Scotland -Ettrickvale; … Continue reading

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Raining cats, dogs and elephants

We had a plan – Handsome was on half-term, I had taken a day off, we had to deliver Hairy's Christmas present to Glasgow (early, I know, but he needs it now) but couldn't do so until after his lectures … Continue reading

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