Monthly Archives: May 2009
Yesterday reminded me so much of holidays in Luskentyre during the long summer days on the Island of Harris. Those were the days of terry towelling nappies and small children. Washing clothes out in a bucket of cold water under … Continue reading
Yes – Argyll is one of the few places where the temperature goes from 10.5 to 22.5 overnight. Never mind, the sunshine is supposed to last for a few days. Lots more barbecues I guess. The cat and dog like … Continue reading
There is a little dog called Misty who patrols the garden regularly protecting the plants from the ravages of the deer. So why is one of the baby apple trees being eaten? Yes – it is the deer. But poor … Continue reading
I have been investigating the world of nematodes for the control of slugs. As far as I can ascertain, they are tiny organisms that attack slugs underground and “do them in.” So far so good – but they have to … Continue reading
Two articles in today’s Times – (also available in Times online here and here) – summarise the position the Church of Scotland finds itself in. It is complicated enough for members of the CofS to understand the complexities of the … Continue reading
This week, thanks to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland I have learned about twitter. Or rather, I have started to learn what all the fuss is about. It is supposed to be a short pithy message about … Continue reading
The concept of a holiday when one is retired still gives the greatest pleasure. An excuse (as if one is needed) to do very little.
This live webcam of the Ospreys at Dunkeld makes relaxing viewing. Much needed as an antidote to too much watching the webcam from the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. However, I have to admit that the technology of … Continue reading
Standing under tree in blossom is soothing for the soul.