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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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going on about the weather again

Yesterday we were in Glasgow. The sun shone quite warmly as we meandered around the glasshouses in the botanic gardens; it was certainly hot enough for them to have opened all the air vents in the Kibble Palace (such a … Continue reading

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still raining, still green

 

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It’s why Scotland is a green country

What follows a wet weekend in the Borders? Obviously, because I am the worst kind of gullible fool, and someone some time ago told me this would be fun, the answer is a long wet weekend in Perthshire. If I’m … Continue reading

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prom night

Hairy is at his school prom tonight – in Glasgow, no less. He looked very smart when he left the house in his suit and tie. I plaited his hair for him again, with blue ribbon to match his shirt … Continue reading

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Peonies in the rain and soporific references

It has rained for a lot of today, in a quite fierce but normal Scottish summer way, completely unlike the mainly dry and sunny Scottish summer we have been having so far this year. My garden smells wonderful this evening … Continue reading

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And it rained, rained, rained

This weekend I had plans to garden – but it rained and rained and rained today, and once more my courgettes and beans are underwater. The courgettes don't seem to mind much, they're still growing, and even have flowers and … Continue reading

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