Category Archives: Dumfries and Galloway

Wash Your Ears Out . . .

I have terrible trouble with my ears. Partly this is due to the gradual failure with age of the neural circuitry which results in hearing loss. But, in addition, for some reason, possibly childhood illnesses and their complications – the … Continue reading

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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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Why are we waiting . . . ?

Some time ago, I forget when, we were told to “Brace !” prior to the imminent arrival of a new version of WordPress which would incorporate the fully fledged version of Gutenberg. Well, Gutenberg is with us having gone through … Continue reading

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