Tag Archives: Hogmanay

Hogmanay Post makes eight

Being the last day of the Auld Year I am compelled to put fingers to keyboard, thereby making the number of posts for the year eight.  This doesn’t seem as bad as I had thought it might be, for I … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution 2016

Hogmanay has meant the customary house cleaning – and an emergency call to our plumber. Thankfully, it turned out to be a condensation problem. So I gave myself a talking to for being uptight over a few ruined bathmats, when thousands of … Continue reading

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Hogmanay

Note the gap between the two dogs. Bertie is gradually learning that he cannot take liberties with Misty. By the time he is going home on Monday he will be acclimatised, and hopefully that means he will be well-behaved at … Continue reading

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Priorities

I’ve written before about the traditions that surround Hogmanay. Of course it all depends on upbringing and what has been passed down through the ancestors. Mine were a funny lot, being a mixed bunch varying from Baptist tee-totallers to those … Continue reading

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The meaning of things

The last day of the year is an appropriate time to think about the meaning of things. (As I write that I feel a little like Pooh Bear.) Anyway, several people have spoken to me about this blog in the … Continue reading

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Still here

Yes – I am still here. The silence over the Christmas Holiday merely signifies the term replete. In other words almost, but not quite too much turkey, cake, pudding, TV and alcohol.  And as for church…….well there was nearly too … Continue reading

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