Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rejuvenating Raploch

Imagine a run-down Council Estate in Stirling, nothing much to recommend it other than boarded windows, litter, kids hanging around the streets. That was Raploch five years or so ago. Since then attempts have been made to put new life … Continue reading

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Canadian Cousins

One of the highlights of the past few days has been the visit of my Canadian Cousins. Unfortunately, they missed summer, but at least they came prior to the present period of downpours, cold and wind.  I’m the little plump … Continue reading

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A Good Year

Sometimes – the only thing to do is to declare a romcom night with a good DVD and a nice cup of something soothing. It has been a hectic time over the last few weeks and having waved goodbye to … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has kept me very busy over the last few days……. and that is not to do with the two lots of visitors. I have found myself going down memory lane, fascinated by the celebrations and images … Continue reading

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