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Apr 24th, 2016

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The Cuckoo Arrives

R and I went for our first bike ride since arriving in Lochgoilhead today. It was a very pretty morning with lots of ┬álambs in striped sports socks trying out grazing for the first time and looking as though they decided that they preferred Mum! Then just as we were turning into the woods, we […]

Apr 23rd, 2015

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Cuckoo Arrives on Loch Goil

My mum who lives near Dumfries reported that the cuckoo had arrived with her a few days ago. That is about one hundred miles south of us, so I was not surprised to hear them here today. All afternoon I was working in the garden with the cuckoo calling loudly in the background. I learned […]