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Apr 8th, 2015

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Lovely day and swans too….

R laughs at me because I keep on saying ‘today is the loveliest day since we moved here’. Well today was definitely in the top ten. Early this morning the grass was white with frost and the daffodils were drooping with the cold, but by this afternoon it was about 18C in the sun and […]

Feb 25th, 2015

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I was doing some gardening the day before yesterday and accidentally left the wheelbarrow outside. The picture illustrates how much rain we can get in Argyll in two days.

Dec 8th, 2014

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Back in the distant days of summer, R and I promised that we would faithfully go for a walk every day in the winter – even if the weather was foul. Reason being that last winter we put on an alarming amount of weight through lack of exercise (and to be honest – overeating!). This […]

Oct 27th, 2014

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Rain, rain, rain…..

It has now rained without fail every day for the last week. Yesterday was particularly wet – it more or less poured down for the whole day. I’m reminded of the fact that this time last year it started raining two days after we moved in, and basically didn’t stop until March. I’m really hoping […]

Mar 2nd, 2014

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Planting and Weather

Had a major planting day in the Polytunnel.  I put in carrots, onions and broad beans.  I also started off some flowers for planting out next month – including a load of lavender which I have an idea of making into a hedge. The garlic, radishes and broccoli I planted earlier are doing ok. Some […]