Peebles

Man with two dogs

Bordering on the unbelievable

June 24 2017

The week has seemed a bit ordinary after last weekend, which the Doyenne and I spent with son James and his family at Peebles, in part to celebrate a grandson’s 18th birthday. James usually finds an interesting diversion to entertain us when we visit.

Man with two dogs

Shrewd observations on drink

February 18 2017

At the end of last week a reader called to tell me he had been watching a small pack of five white fronted geese in a field near Arbroath. Like the other grey geese they are winter migrants to the UK but I associate them with the west coast, especially Islay, and I don’t believe I have ever seen one.

Breaking