Dawyck Botanic Gardens is 28 miles south of Edinburgh at Stobo, near Peebles. To visit it was totally unplanned – by me anyway – a wonderful surprise for the day. I went to the Peace and Justice Wednesday morning meeting, today’s meeting about slavery in Scotland, listened to a really interesting talk and then when … More Dawyck Botanic Gardens
Sidey’ s weekend theme My first… iPhone … Once upon a time when I left the house Will I bring the camera? If I do it will be at the bottom of the bag when I want it and then everyone else will have moved on when I find it. If I don’t bring it … More My first… iPhone
This is a response to Sidey‘s weekend theme, which this weekend is REVENGE This bothered me, how to do this, took some time, thinking about playgrounds etc. Wasn’t going to let anyone get a glimpse of a grown-up version. Then I remembered – I don’t do revenge Life’s too short.
Bit of a cheat – I always visit the Botanic Gardens – but they are different every time. A mild February day
This is an update on the fitness membership after one week, and fitness generally. Day 1, last Friday, well I had to do the weekend blog thing seeing I had just signed up for that too, and then I went to the library and then I went to the concert in St Cecilia’s Hall so … More Fit for purpose, fit for what?
This is a response to Sidey‘s weekend theme, which this weekend is WEEKEND. We would not have a weekend if we did not have a week. (that seems to be why we want weekends.) But I often wondered about why we have weeks, why 7 days? Especially, because this 7 day week seems to be … More Weekend: or Why 7 Days?
When I was in Shanghai, of course I thought I needed to get out and about and see what the city had to offer. Now back in Edinburgh, which has been home now for longer than I have lived anywhere else (Co. Tyrone, Belfast, Leeds, Birmingham and London in that order, last and first the … More Edinburgh Tourist (1)
You would be proud of me – or at least I can now be a bit proud of myself. I got up this morning and cycled to the Warrender Swim Centre (a favourite in the variety of Edinburgh fitness offerings) and signed up for a ‘fitness membership’ which inludes gym and swim and aquafit classes … More Gym, Swim and more