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My brand new electronic pedometer requires me to go for a walk every day – what a hardship! It was gorgeously cold and sunny today, with cat ice on the reservoirs and a definite difference in temperature when you stepped … Continue reading
I blame the weather – yet another fine September weekend meant that I had to go out again. Quite a surprisingly large number of last year’s Bronze DofE group decided that they were brave enough to do Silver, so we … Continue reading
the worst that happened was that Handsome didn’t bring me any sausage pie from the Harlaw coffee morning
It’s been a busy week. The problem with spending your whole weekend wandering around the hills with other people’s children (OPC) is that you still have all the things you should have done on said weekend to do, even although … Continue reading
Today I was planning to stay at home and do the stuff that needs to be done, like ironing (because there is always ironing) and cleaning Hairy’s room (in case a friend remembers that she said she’d visit in October) … Continue reading
That duck had nine ducklings – I couldn’t get close enough to take a decent photo, but they were making the most piercing peep-peep noises, and having to run and swim really fast to keep up with her.
It was a gorgeous day for a walk today – sunny but with a steady breeze (rising to quite a strong wind in places) to keep it cool. The kids we were walking with were all cheerful and capable, and … Continue reading
The new floor looks like this… Cat showing off new kitchen floor but more importantly, the Pentlands today looked like this… Pentlands 1 Mar 2010 Pentlands 2 Mar 2010 It was a gorgeous day to be out walking.
We have a Duke of Edinburgh walk on Sunday in the Pentlands, and as we can see that there is still snow on the tops from our daily drive to work, we thought we'd better go and check that the … Continue reading
Out walking in the Pentlands today, with the Bronze and Silver groups (not ours), only Handsome and I didn't really get to do very much walking, as we were check pointing roughly in the middle. He had to rush off … Continue reading
Bronze, Bonaly Packs Walk, Jan 09 2