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Breezy Day

Strong clothes pegs are required on days like these!

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Rhubarb

Yes, it’s rhubarb time again. Here are a rhubarb cobbler and a rhubarb crumble, fresh from the oven – yum! The big pan at the back is making rhubarb and ginger jam. Here’s the cobbler, ready for some cream and/or more »

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Another use for a Border Terrier

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Eclipse

It was cloudy for the solar eclipse but the cloud was just thin enough to allow it to be viewed without special glasses or pinhole devices. You may need to click on the image below to expand the size to more »

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Icy Webs

Here’s what happens when a cold night is followed by a misty morning. The mist froze onto the spider webs on the gutters around the house:

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Sunsets

February has been a good month for sunsets. Here are a few of them:

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Windy!

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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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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Blackberry Pie

It’s been a good season for blackberries this year. The local hedgerows have been producing lots of berries for a few weeks and there were still quite a few last weekend as we walked down the road from Borgue. Some more »

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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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