Tag Archives: scotland

other people’s gardens are greener than mine (also a lot bigger)

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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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no sign of Robin

You can tell it’s gala season in South Lanarkshire when you are woken up by the sound of your neighbour attempting to manoeuvre a bat mobile and trailer out of his drive…

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national malfunction

I’m not mad about sport, although I am often forced to watch motor sport, simply because my alternatives are to sit on my own in the kitchen or to share a room with Mouse and the eggbox. I will admit, … Continue reading

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Booked up until next June

Handsome and I had that meeting tonight, the one where we (and some other people) decide when and where the Duke of Edinburgh walks will be this year – three groups (Bronze, Silver and ours are Gold this year), four … Continue reading

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Green-eyed monster

I am very jealous.Mouse had a school geography field trip today, and he and his class spent the day at Drumlanrig in the Scottish Borders. It was primarily a river-measuring trip, so they got to stand in the River Nith … Continue reading

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Joy is in the scenery

Walking too much to have time to blog. Despite the heavy snow yesterday, last week I was walking in a t-shirt, mainly because Handsome was going so fast uphill that I was out of breath and sweating trying to keep … Continue reading

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Why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

This, of course is a rhetorical question. The correct answer would be because it rains a lot, it's cool enough to need a jumper in August and there really are a lot of sheep. Oh and midges. But on a … Continue reading

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