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Walks Diary

This weekend I was, at last, able to add another walk to my Walks Diary. I started this diary in the New Year and it hasn’t been going well. A cocktail of endless family illnesses, snow, and building chaos meant … Continue reading

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Happy belated World Book Day!

The thaw has filled the river to bursting. The water meadows are all water and no meadow, reflecting back a gun metal sky. But everywhere in the natural world there is hustle and bustle. Out on my bike in the … Continue reading

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Comet Pan-STARRS

We have been scanning the skies for comet Pan-STARRS over the last few evenings. It’s supposed to be particularly close to the sun just now, so very visible. Not if you live in Scotland however! Low lying snow clouds have … Continue reading

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Fairy woods

Today was another glorious day in Scotland (sorry Dad, I know it’s still gloomy down with you). We headed out to a brilliant place called Pressmennan Wood, which is owned by the Woodland Trust. It’s not an easy place to … Continue reading

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Breaking news!

The news in the valley is that an otter was spotted this week on our stretch of the river. A lady was walking her dog on the river bank early in the morning. Apparently she and the otter stood stock … Continue reading

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