Summer activity

We all know that the weather happens to favour living in Scotland at the moment anyway, not subject to heatwave distress, just getting some rather nice days and evenings. I was worried that the garden wasn’t getting enough rain, and carrying water downstairs is tiring good exercise, but yesterday we got a good rainshower, so … More Summer activity

Sharing the Garden

I wake early in the morning, especially now there is so much light, and the evening light also stretches long. Early this morning our garden had a visitor: He has been seen before, and clearly lives somewhere in the stretch of gardens that lie behind our houses. After a good look around underneath M’s birdfeeder, … More Sharing the Garden

Cramond Isle

Yesterday, Sunday, a friend suggested a walk. Where to go? I remembered Cramond Isle, last visited in a Spring three years ago, and looked up the tide tables. For those who do not know, Cramond Isle lies in the Firth of Forth just off Cramond Village on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and there is a … More Cramond Isle

End of an Era

Some readers will know exactly to where and what this post refers; others will not. This blog serves me as a Dairy, and so I record for today, what is very important to me. Last week my condo, my home on Block island, was sold. It was bought in 2007, before I began blogging. For … More End of an Era