Tag Archives: Friends

Anniversary!

It was our 40th wedding anniversary on 3rd January. We spent a couple of days up in Ayr with relatives and friends and attended the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s New Year concert. The picture is from a walk at Culzean Castle more »

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More July Activities

Wine o’ Clock has been taking place most Friday evenings through the year but it’s good to be able to venture outdoors now that we have a taste of summer weather. There are still a few fleece jackets in evidence more »

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Wine Tasting at Kirkandrews Kirk

In early June we held a wine tasting fund-raiser in the wee kirk at Kirkandrews. The event was very well attended, helped enormously by the provision of a mini-bus to transport people from and back to Kirkcudbright. Twelve wines were more »

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Portpatrick

We had a day trip over to Portpatrick, near Stranraer, to meet our friends Hilary and Jonathan who had sailed over from Largs via Northern Ireland. Portpatrick is probably the most scenic harbour village in Dumfries & Galloway and has more »

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Down South

In late November, we had a trip to visit relatives and friends way down in Kent and Suffolk. Visiting Cath, Jerry and Ellen in Kent, we had some good walks around the North Downs, especially around Cobham and Jeskyns Country more »

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Ski Trip

We had a trip to Madonna di Campiglio in the Italian Dolomites with a group of people that we had previously skied with quite a few years ago. It was our first outing on skis for four years so it more »

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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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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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Steve & Beth

We managed to intercept Steve and Beth on their return journey from the Isle of Skye. We were lucky to have some barbecue weather on Saturday evening and a fine morning on Sunday for a walk along the coast to more »

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Anna & Nigel

Anna and Nigel kept up their record of visiting us when the weather was not at its best but we still managed to get out to sample the bracing conditions. Here are Gabrielle and Anna doing a bit of welly-washing more »

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