Category Archives: Scotland

Reminders of things past . . .

Today dawned bright, clear, and very cold. Roofs and fields were white with frost and many remained so all day. We decided that since Galloway Lodge in Gatehouse of Fleet announced via Facebook that it was open today – the … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2018 . . .

In January we paid a visit to Port William, and called in at the Isle of Whithorn on the way home. We caught the community tea room shortly before it closed for the day but had a cuppa while the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2018

Christmas Eve 2018 dawned with a hard frost, bright sunshine and blue skies. The sun of course rose in the south east, and set in the south west and was in our eyes for much of the time. We attempted … Continue reading

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Sunshine ! . . . and Frost

A lovely sunny, bright morning with blue skies early on. High pressure in command it seems. A hard white frost overnight with one or two plants looking a bit sad. So good is it that we might even venture out … Continue reading

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Rockliffe . . .

Rockliffe is a pleasant coastal community on the estuary of the Urr Water, south of the town of Dalbeattie and Kippford.  These pictures were late in the afternoon, on a late November day.

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Montrose . . .

  A sea mist hung about over the fields this morning until gone 11.00 am, and it never really cleared all day. We had an odd sort of day really. We set off in the mist (sea fret off the North … Continue reading

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Glamis . . .

Off to Glamis today, but scarcely had we got going when the sat nav (Tom Tom Start 60) began to play up. I have no idea what was wrong with it, but I suspect that for some reason it was … Continue reading

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Exploring Arbroath . . .

Today we both seem to be sitting about not doing very much. Tired after yesterday I expect. In the late afternoon we went down into Arbroath to look for “The Old Brewery” which we had read about and which seemed … Continue reading

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