Monthly Archives: December 2013

Telecommunications Update

One of the disadvantages of living out in the middle of a field is the lack of a telephone connection. We registered for a new connection with British Telecom (BT) back in July and have had a number of visits more »

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Frisky Weather

We have been having some fairly exciting weather over the Christmas holiday period with some high seas and heavy rain. Here’s the Pulwhirrin Burn that runs past our house carrying quite a bit more water than usual. The heavy rain more »

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Christmas Stroll

Christmas morning was fine and clear so we had a walk along to coast to Carrick. Here we are on Barlocco Beach with Ardwall Island in the background. Gabrielle built a stone version of a Christmas tree. Here’s one of more »

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Anna & Nigel

Anna and Nigel kept up their record of visiting us when the weather was not at its best but we still managed to get out to sample the bracing conditions. Here are Gabrielle and Anna doing a bit of welly-washing more »

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Panto

Gabrielle was in the chorus for the Kirkcudbright Pantomime this year. There were three sold-out performances with plenty of the usual audience participation. The venue was the Kirkcudbright Church Hall which could have benefited from a larger stage area. Here’s more »

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Garden Update

It’s been mild right through November with only a couple of very light frosts so far. We patched up some grass on the edge of the patio with some grass seed and it has started to germinate so there must more »

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