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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Out of the devastation comes the wonderful view . . . . All around us the trees are being felled and lorried out. Enormous specially adapted logging machines make quick work of the process of stripping, cutting and loading … Continue reading
This is a special month in more ways than one. Firstly, it is the month when spring begins. When I was growing up I was told that my birthday (21st March) was the first day of spring. However, things have … Continue reading
The Birthday Month is nearly over again – in fact the birth date itself has long gone. Here are some of the Treats in the past nine days. Picnic by the Crinan Canal looking at the buds nearly ready to … Continue reading
Doing some routine paperclog this morning set me to musing on work-space and the joys of having a study. For me, that is a whole treat in itself and more than qualifies as a Birthday Month pleasure. Way back in … Continue reading
Yes – it is that time already, and this year it has taken me by surprise somewhat. This winter seems to have been very long, very dark, very cold and very wet. Usually by March I feel relieved and as … Continue reading
Yes, I’m starting to gear up for a Pre-Birthday-Month this year. HBTW didn’t look at all surprised this morning when I announced that I needed some cheering up. Usually, come March -(the actual Birthday Month) I start to enjoy finding … Continue reading
The Birthday Month is passing very quickly, so I need to remember to take advantage of it. The trouble is that with HBTW still poorly, we can’t manage to get out for treats. However, something good has come out of … Continue reading
Here is Misty is drying off from a bath. Talk about fluffy! The bath is in honour of a family get-together over the weekend, when all 17 of us will be together for the first time since nearly 6 years … Continue reading
Hello world! The nasty ‘flu is over but I have been given instructions to have a proper convalescence. I was off my feet for a couple of weeks and am now up and pottering about with lots of wee sits … Continue reading
March is nearly over, that means the Birthday Month is coming to an end. Today’s treat? Haddock and Chips takeaway from the local hotel. A snip at £4.50 a head.