Monthly Archives: April 2014

Crab Slab

Crab Slab is a sea cliff at an area called Meikle Ross, about 5 miles from Craig Cottage. Meikle Ross forms the headland on the west side of Kirkcudbright Bay and features vertically bedded sedimentary rocks from the Silurian period. more »

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House o’ Hill Beer & Music Festival

The House o’ Hill is a small country pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast establishment up in the Galloway Forest Park near Loch Trool. In April they have a weekend beer and music festival to raise money for local charities. more »

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Ex Dove

We have had a collared dove visiting our bird feeders fairly regularly until we looked out at the lawn and saw this set of feathers. I think we must have had a visit from the local sparrow-hawk.

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Paddling Again

We finally got the right combination of calm weather and high tide at the right time of day to let us get out the kayaks for a paddle round Barlocco Island. It was a bit misty but we managed to more »

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