Monthly Archives: January 2015


Today was a windy one. We lost power last night due to some nearby trees interfering with the electricity supply. It was fixed around 11 p.m. This morning it went out again and seemed to be affecting a wider area. more »

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Sunday Times

It’s a long story – but the Sunday Times wanted to feature us in a small article about people who had discovered forgotten pension funds. A reporter phoned Gabrielle to talk about recovering a pension from when she used to more »

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Winter Walks

We have been having some fairly severe wind and rain since the new year began but we have also had some bright, sunny days when we were able to get out and enjoy the local countryside. Here’s a selection of more »

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Galloway Walls

The dry stone walls (dykes) in the parts of Galloway that are underlain by granite rocks are very distinctive. They are built from very rounded rocks and boulders that seem to be precariously balanced but in reality are surprisingly stable. more »

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