AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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Monthly Archives: June 2011
Wimbledon evokes nostalgia year on year, and this year is no exception. The only thing that is different is that the pleasure and memories increase. I scan the faces of the crowd looking for celebrities and imagine my Dad sitting … Continue reading
Misty and me having a go at training.I’m not sure who comes off best.
There be dragons in the garden; in fact they have been rescued from the local garden centre and given the mission to stop the collared doves pulling up the newly planted pots. The pots are a wonderful way to inject … Continue reading
I love this story…. There is this little wave happily bobbing along in the sea, and then he suddenly sees that the waves all crash onto the shore. Understandably he gets really upset. Then along comes another little wave who … Continue reading
I first wrote about charity jumpers here. (You can link to the pattern via that page too.) I had given a whole load of odds and ends of knitting wool to a knitting friend, and she has been faithfully knitting … Continue reading
Have had a quiet week and am now recovered enough to potter in the garden and contemplate Dancing Class tomorrow. So all is well at Dalamory. I found myself trawling the bookshelves for something interesting to read and came across … Continue reading
It has been of necessity a Quiet Day – thanks to some slightly suspect chicken. Not too desperate, but enough to let HBTW have time to enjoy the motor racing and other sport on the TV. I kept falling asleep … Continue reading
Old Geezer poses the question about what would make someone be tempted to go back into the house for, if the house was burning down. I’m not sure that I would be brave enough (stupid enough?) to go back into … Continue reading
Until the last few chapters this book was going to be given a nine out of ten. Not that I mean that caveat to put you off reading what is a fascinating account of life at an Antarctic field station. … Continue reading