Jan 1st, 2016
I am down in Dumfries and Galloway visiting my parents for New Year. Yesterday was an ‘interesting’ journey to say the least. First of all the Rest and be Thankful was closed by a landslide (again – so much for the expensive nets they have put there to try to catch these), so R had to take me to Dunoon so I could get the ferry to Gourock.
Dunoon was pretty amazing – the water had obviously been right up over the promenade as there was seaweed draped over all the fences and bollards, and pebbles strewn on the paths.
Then we had a interesting drive through the floods. My parents have lived in the area for nearly 20 years and I have never seen anything like the flooding around Loch Ken. I honestly didn’t think we were going to make it – but we did, and we had a nice New Year.
Now the trick is going to be getting back tomorrow in one piece.