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Scallops . . .

2 At Kirkcudbright quayside there was a large pile of scallop shells being shunted about by a digger. Subsequently Facebook informed me that they were on their way to Holland where they will be turned into chicken feed.

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Waiting . . .

Another bright, sunny day. My laptop is installing yet another Windows update. Our neighbour, has had people over at her house apparently discussing jobs to be done, a book parcel is due to arrive, and so is ET to “do” … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Up . . .

Beautiful morning. Blue sky, small areas of cirrus. Sheep (I think) grazing on the green hill across the river. Ate my porage with the kitchen door open as it was almost too warm otherwise. The kitchen window faces east so … Continue reading

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More thoughts . . .

No matter how many gardening programmes we watch (Beechgrove from Aberdeen and Gardeners World from Herefordshire) my experience at the age of 85 is that it is very seldom about planning exciting garden layouts full of interesting, unusual or exotic … Continue reading

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Europe Day

1. European parliamentary election papers arrived today. Filled mine in for the Scottish National Party. Alyn Smith is very good with his newsletters. It also happens to be Europe Day, a day which passes totally unnoticed in this isolationist and … Continue reading

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VE Day . . . 74 years ago !

Back in 1945 as May progressed it was obvious that the war on the western front must end soon but it seemed to drag on endlessly. We spent the final month digesting the horrors of Belsen. It seemed as though … Continue reading

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Audiology

07 MAY 2019, 10:34 1. Appointment arrived for Audiology – 1.00 pm on Thursday 16th May next. 2. Filled in a long questionnaire from the Bank of Scotland. Most of it uncontroversial, but I stated my opinions of firms who … Continue reading

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Windows Update 1809

Windows update 1809 downloaded and installed itself today with no trouble at all, and did so remarkably quickly compared with the travails of the past. I cannot find anything new or different but to have a working laptop is pretty … Continue reading

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Running home

0 We were up at 7.00 am, washed, dressed and at the car by 8.20 am. A bright sunny day. Our granddaughter joined us in her running kit and guided by the sat nav we set off for Cramond. We … Continue reading

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To Edinburgh

We were packing and loading the car am, when Stephen McAdam came to collect his gear and that is the job finished, and we are well satisfied with it. Off to Edinburgh soon after 12.00, stopped in Moffat for coffee … Continue reading

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