Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Rather Grand Wedding

John and I were invited to a wedding at Monteviot, in the Scottish Borders. I thought it might be a good idea to make a long weekend of it, so we could do some exploring. We took the train from Kings X to Berwick-on-Tweed. Gaia had found us a wonderful car hire firm, East Coast […]

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Outside our front door

This bush – a relative of the more exotic Hibiscus and called Common Mallow – has lived outside our house in the front garden longer than we have lived inside its walls. It started off pink but for some strange reason it diversified, first to pure white and then to white with a burgundy coloured […]

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John caught in relaxation mode?

This photo is just to show the pleasures of leisure in the sunshine. Perhaps the title of the book isn’t as recreational as it could be but it’s good to see John enjoying ‘time out’, although I’m not quite sure what he is reading. It looks suspiciously like a report of some nature. Maybe the […]

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