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About The Author

Born 9 December 1933. Former Royal Air Force person. Retired Church of England Clergyman. Father. Grandfather. Expectant Great Grandfather. Paid up member of the Liberal Democrats. Fervent Remainer.

Trouble at the tennis club . . .

Hello, Gregory. ¬†I see you’ve left the tennis club ? Yup. Got fed up with them all. Oh ! They seem a pretty decent crowd to me. What ? Everything decided by the gents in the bar. Committee totally ignored … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of History . . .

One of the great lies much circulated before the recent EU Referendum was that we were governed by a bunch of unelected bureaucrats. The statement in itself was not at all clear as it seemed to assume that the bureaucrats … Continue reading

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The Great Dilemma . . .

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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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Catterline and Stonehaven . . .

Monday, 12th September 2016 Arbroath Target for today is Stonehaven, and Catterline. The weather appears to be more overcast than yesterday, but not too dull. Montrose, unlike some towns, gives a good impression as the visitor arrives. Industry is visible … Continue reading

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A Scottish High Tea . . .

Sunday, 11th September 2016 Arbroath Good sleep. Sunny morning. Central heating “on” and an autumnal, Septemberish feel about things. It clouded over a bit later on but the sun broke through quite often. After a quiet day recuperating from driving, … Continue reading

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The Steading . . .

We had a pleasant drive to South Queensferry where we made use of the loos in the Forth Bridge Bistro and bought some post cards. We then made our way through the road works and construction of the new Forth … Continue reading

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To Peebles . . .

Home to Craiguart House, Peebles We set off soon after 10.00 am and stopped at the Garage for petrol and to check the tyres. The fitter, came up to us and said, “Do you know that your exhaust is blowing … Continue reading

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