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Twitchy passenger

Handsome is a dreadful passenger – he sits there and twitches, winces, flinches, brakes… But it doesn’t matter, I still drove us to Peebles. We had a plan to go for a nice gentle flat walk alongside the river Tweed, … Continue reading

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The sun is shining; I need the vitamin D

There will be plenty of time to blog in the long, dark, cold winter – right now the weather is still good, and we are walking in our free time. Today we walked around the Devil’s Beef Tub, near Moffat … Continue reading

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strolling

Handsome isn’t up to walking yet, but he decided this morning that he was possibly up for a gentle stroll… So we went to our favourite place for gentle strolling, Peebles, where there are so many bridges across the Tweed … Continue reading

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rewards

Handsome and I worked hard yesterday; I did all the ironing (empty ironing basket, whoopee!), stripped off the remaining tomatoes and cleaned up the greenhouse ready for winter. He washed a car, I think… So today, as a reward we … Continue reading

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first walk with the new group

We had a day of sunshine and showers today for our first walk with the new Gold Duke of Edinburgh group. Some of them are our last year’s Silver group (who we have brought through from Bronze so we know … Continue reading

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Quiet, boys at play

We've had Mouse's Best Friend staying for the weekend, so that his parents could have some grown-up time at a work's do. Now there's a terribly seventies phrase… Mouse's behaviour improves about ten-fold when Best Friend is here, he's anxious, … Continue reading

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Retrospective blogging

One of the things I like about vox is that I can blog in exactly the same way as I would diary (if one can be a verb, so can the other), which means that I can go out and … Continue reading

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still snowy

Today's walk was down by the River Tweed. Starting at Peebles we walked along the Tweed Walkway to the viaduct, crossed and came back below Neidpath Castle. We saw a dab chick in the Tweed (we didn't know what it … Continue reading

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