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Sunshine memories

This weekend was my first weekend working as a District Nurse on my own. This means it was just me covering our area, but I could also have been called on to work anywhere around the region to support the … Continue reading

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Sunbathing

What a June it is turning out to be! We went to a local pub for lunch with some friends for Father’s Day. Inevitably the children could only sit at the table for limited length of time so we headed … Continue reading

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Hedgehog news!

This evening thunder rumbles so close overhead that we can feel the vibrations through the floor, and lightening illuminates the inside of our house like someone taking a photograph. Thick clouds cover the sky and rain pours down. Our garden … Continue reading

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Daffodil meadows

The allotment is a Brexit-free zone. On Saturday, one of the volunteer coordinators was fiercely enforcing it.  As I planted my potatoes, I could hear her shout periodically, “I can hear you. None of that Brexit stuff round here please!” … Continue reading

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October flowers (and nuts)

The weather was glorious at the weekend so we took the chance to get out on some lovely walks. We collected acorns, raced autumn leaves down a brook, crunched our way over beech husks, spotted a jay, and found a … Continue reading

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Kites!

At the weekend we made it along to St Annes Kite Festival in Lancashire. We went a couple of years ago and this year was even better. So many more kites! It was really wonderful. The sun shone, the breeze … Continue reading

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Yellow doors

Little Owl has been adamant that we should paint our front door sunshine yellow. I think it’s a lovely idea and as soon as we get chance we will do just that. As I was trying to open the front … Continue reading

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Blackbird

The days have been long and hot here. I have been sitting Wren in the garden in her baby bouncer in the shade of the Japanese maple. She usually falls fast asleep, the dappled light dancing over her flickering eyelids, … Continue reading

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Pebbles

Little Owl’s collection of pebbles from the beach.

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Weevil

One of the ironies of this magnificent country Scotland is that it is mostly cold and windy, then when the sun shines the midgies come out. If you haven’t heard of these nasty biting insects I can’t convey in words … Continue reading

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