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A mixed up season

The bank holiday weekend has been warm but blustery and overcast. There are only six ewes left to lamb on the farm. Up in the hills there are still snowdrops but down in the valley I saw a swallow darting … Continue reading

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Dissertation

This week has been glorious here in Scotland. The mornings have started off frosty and foggy but the sun has soon cleared the air to reveal crisp blue skies. Listening to the radio it sounds as though the rest of … Continue reading

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A quick wander round the garden this morning revealed that the first frost of this winter had wiped out the hydrangea, the nasturtiums and the sweet peas. Goodbye to them for another year. Here are some editorial illustrations I did … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

Yesterday morning was beautiful, crisp, and frosty. We got into minus numbers on the thermometer but the sun was out so the day seemed to glow, reflecting off the oranges and golds of the autumn leaves. Morning fog rolled down … Continue reading

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