Monthly Archives: July 2014

Kite flying

We’re back!  And with a photo from the St Anne’s Kite Festival. We caught the tail-end (get it?! oh dear!) of the festival this weekend. Regular readers of this blog will know we’re a family who never miss out on a … Continue reading

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The Falkirk Wheel

The other day we visited the Falkirk Wheel. For those of you who don’t know (I didn’t before this week), the Wheel is a rotating boat lift (the only one of its kind in the world) opened in 2002 to … Continue reading

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Umbrellas

During a Scottish winter an umbrella is a useless object. Not because it isn’t raining but because the wind will have turned the poor umbrella inside out and ripped it into ragged tatters before you can say brolly. There is … Continue reading

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Trapped in Tesco

It is no word of a lie to say that I spent most of one day this week trying to do our weekly grocery shopping. I began to wonder if I’d ever come out of the store alive. Since Finch … Continue reading

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Home

We’re home from our holidays well-rested, well-fed, and generally restored. Here are some of my sketches from our time away. We had gorgeous weather and so spent a fair bit of time on the beach. A beach is one of the natural … Continue reading

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