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May 31st, 2016

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48 Things that mildly annoy people from rural Scotland

This is based on which I thought was very funny.  Number 18 is particularly funny as my friend J comes from Norfolk and always bridles when anyone mentions it being flat… So here is the rural Scotland version…  It is tuned towards Argyll a bit but I’m sure anyone from outside a city will recognize […]

Oct 18th, 2015

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So many beautiful places

R and I were down in south Scotland visiting my parents this week. The fabulous weather is continuing at the moment although I realize that with the insouciance of fate that as I am not working tomorrow that today will probably be the last day of it. So we went out for a couple of […]

Nov 7th, 2014

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Super Birthday

I had an absolutely excellent birthday. We went up to Avimore and were ‘Keepers for a Day’ at the Highland Wildlife Park. Honestly couldn’t recommend the experience more highly – for someone who loves animals like me, the chance to get up close and personal with them was absolutely unforgettable. We fed polar bears, tigers […]

May 20th, 2014

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Super Surface

Just seen the announcement about the new Surface Pro 3…. Absolutely awesome machine and I would love one – but not sure I can justify it to myself so soon after getting the Pro 2. I’ll wait and see the reviews before I make a decision but one thing I am not doing this time […]

Jan 11th, 2014

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Mobile Coverage in Scotland

The mobile phone coverage in Scotland really really sucks.  When we moved house I had to move from my old provider – 3 to Vodafone because there is literally no 3 coverage within about 20 miles of the house.  In fact to actually get my PAC code to move my number we had to drive […]