Monthly Archives: September 2014

Beach Gate

Here’s a flashback to the storms in January 2014 when our steps to the beach and part of our lower garden wall were washed away. We have also had a few issues recently with cows trying to get into our more »

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Nithraid

The Nithraid is a celebration of the River Nith in Dumfries. It takes place on the highest tide of the Autumn Equinox and the main event is a dinghy sailing race following the tide up the estuary, negotiating a number more »

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Fruit and Veg

It’s been a great year for fruit and vegetables and we’re struggling to find ways to use some of the produce from the garden (especially the courgettes). Here’s the haul from last Thursday. The tomatoes are a mix of “Santonio” more »

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Gail and David

We have just enjoyed a visit from Gail and David, our friends from Houston (and Montana). We had some good weather and we were able to sample a range of activities around the local area. The blackberries were fruiting well more »

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