Tag Archives: water

Sailing and sowing

The summer holidays are drawing to a close. School re-starts on Tuesday. The fantastic weather over the bank holiday was a great way to end and was worth all the previous weeks of dreariness. We finally launched a little sailing … Continue reading

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Owling

In my last post I spoke about how I enjoy finding out about and speculating about the layers of lives lived in old buildings. Leah Fusco is an illustrator who has explored layers of lives lived in landscape in various … Continue reading

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Boat racing

This weekend we went along to the 25th annual cardboard boat race on the Union Canal in Linlithgow. I can’t remember the last time I laughed so hard. Cardboard boats of all shapes and sizes had to navigate a course … Continue reading

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Queen’s Baton Relay

In the nature reserve the cygnets have hatched, grey fluffy bundles with outlandish legs. Today they had taken up residence in the middle of one of the paths, watched over territorially by their parents. We escorted a bereft little boy … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Big Dreamer is normally quite a subtle man but not on St Valentine’s Day and I received a highly suggestive card this morning. At heart he is mischievous so although he wants to be romantic he can’t quite bring himself … Continue reading

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