Monthly Archives: March 2013

Low Tides

We’ve had some spring tides this week, giving us some very high and very low tide levels. Some local ferry services to be re-scheduled because the boats could not get to the slipways. Around Craig Cottage we have seen some more »

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It’s a white Hell out there!

We’ve had a couple of days of interesting weather. It snowed very heavy wet snow on Friday and our electricity supply was coming and going every few minutes. We managed to drive into Kirkcudbright for some supplies around noon but more »

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Fruit Bushes

We planted out our fruit bushes last weekend. We have 3 varieties of raspberry, 2 redcurrants, 2 blackcurrants, 2 blueberries, 2 gooseberries, a jostaberry and a tayberry. We won’t get any fruit this year but we will be feeding up more »

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Judy, Maureen and Shonagh

At the footbridge over the Pulwhirrin Burn. Craig Cottage is in the background.

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Walls and Patio

We have had the builders on site again, finishing off some of the outside features. The dry stone wall on the east side of the house has been re-built and we now have a patio in front of the sun more »

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Jerry, Cath, Ellen and Loosey

On a walk from Balcary Bay with a hazy view of Hestan Island in the background   Down on the beach at low tide on a walk over to Ardwall Island.

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