Monthly Archives: July 2014

One more sunset

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Bird Strike

We awoke to see condensation on the bedroom window and in the condensation was the outline of a large bird that had collided with the window. To the left there also seems to be the outline of a smaller bird more »

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Rockery Bed

In the top section of the garden there is an outcrop of bedrock that seemed like a good starting point for a bed for rockery and alpine plants. We dug out around the rocks then had a tour around some more »

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Cally Woods

The long summer evenings in Scotland are good for enjoying the local countryside. Cally Woods are part of the grounds of Cally House (now the Cally Palace Hotel) and are managed as part of the Galloway Forest Park with some more »

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Wine o’ Clock

Friday evenings in Summer are an opportunity to get together with a few of our friends to catch up on the local news, share a glass or two of refreshing beverages and exchange various items of fruits and vegetables from more »

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Bright Moon

We had a good view of the moon reflecting over the sea the other night, with clear skies and a calm sea. The small light on the left is from a fishing trawler. The lights on the right are from more »

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Outdoor Art around the Clints of Dromore

Last weekend we went for a hike over the Clints of Dromore. The Clints form a rocky ridge overlooking the head of the Fleet Valley a few miles inland from Gatehouse of Fleet. The walking route is well way marked more »

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