Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dog watches TV

Betty’s favourite TV programme is “Countryfile”. There are usually some dogs featured on it. She also likes any David Attenborough wildlife programs, especially with big cats or wolves in them.

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Late November Paddling

The weather has been very calm and mild for the time of year so we were able to get out for a paddle right at the end of November. Here’s Gabrielle inspecting a washed-up tree round the far side of more »

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Birthday Pie

Gabrielle made the traditional meat and potato pies for my birthday again this year. Here are some before and after shots of the strangely shaped potatoes which we grew in the garden and the magnificent pies fresh from the oven.

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Screel Hill

Screel Hill is a steep, craggy little hill that rises above Auchencairn on the Solway coast. Although it’s not very high, the path to the summit is very steep and requires a bit of scrambling. We had a fine day more »

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Murray’s Monument and the Black Loch

A nice walk in the Galloway Forest Park, starting with an uphill pull to Murray’s Monument which sits at a good viewpoint for looking down the Palnure valley back towards Wigtown Bay. Murray’s Monument comemmorates Alexander Murray, raised as a more »

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