Fairygirl


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Privacy from play house

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 07:46

Yeh - and add a sniper as well....


I sometimes wonder what goes through people's heads though - no consideration 


I'd certainly have a word with the council as Joyce suggests. There are height restrictions, especially for a structure near a boundary.

Big garden bird watch 2017

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 21:42

I don't think it would matter GGirl. Robins like to hide a bit more than some of the other small birds, by that I mean they often like going through greenery or branches to reach a nest. 


Someone else will know for sure though 

Tree

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 21:26

Good luck with it lovegardening. Prepare your site well first and look after it during it's first year till well established, and you'll give it every chance of success  

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 21:22

I was just about tall enough Liri, although there were plenty of places I could have disappeared, but fortunately not on the route  


As soon as I took my crampons off, I went on my bum about three times though  


In my defence, it is a steep hill with lots of changes of terrain .....

Big garden bird watch 2017

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 21:15

Thanks GGirl. I think he's the youngster I had inthe garden last year. He's 'chunky' 


I love them too, although I've been very excited about having a pair of nuthatches which turned up in December. They're not very common in Scotland, and they've been visiting every day recently, so I'm thrilled that they've found my restaurant 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 21:11

Thank you kindly folks. Weather wasn't clear enough for views higher than about 2,000 feet or so, but plenty of snowy/icy ones on the Camera thread, in case anyone's yearning the snow 


Met a nice pair of lads about half way up ( I know, I know...) and we were celebrating the snow because there's been so little. We're all weird, us hillwalkers   


Yes - a little greener for you chicky! Glad you had a good walk though.  I didn't see much green at all, except for the fir tree plantation at the foot of the hill  


No walking tomorrow Obelixx. Poor weather for forecast - hill fog and rain everywhere. I rarely do two days in a row now as well, just to save the dodgy old knees 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 19:40

Aah - I haven't seen that one fidget, thanks. It's not a favourite colour for me. Or the blue one either, if I'm honest 

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 19:38

Some snowy pix from today's jaunt. Back to a favourite hill of mine, Beinn an Lochain, which can be 'tricksy' anyway, but the addition of this week's snow and ice added a bit more fun. My little legs got lost in the snow a bit too as it was well over my knees in lots of places. Handy when a few people have already kicked some steps and made some holes in it for me  


The Brack, a nearby hilll, was about the only one whose summit stayed clear today below the lou'ring sky full of snow filled clouds



Icicles en route  - quite impressive ones  



The same icicles - once you get above them 



Annoying when the snow gets in the way of the path! 



...and then it cornices as well. Crampons on for going back down!



The stunning summit view today 



Some icy crags and rocks on the way back down




Dinky little bit of Loch Fyne in the distance



The hill I was on two weeks ago. This is as clear as it got. Beinn Luibhean on the other side of the road



Buzzard on one of the rocks down nearer the road. There was another couple wheeling around



A last look back at the craggy slopes of the hill



Slightly more monochrome pic than the view from lower down on Luibhean on New Year's Day, but  I suppose they all are!


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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 19:08

You'll be wishing you had your new kitchen for it Obelixx 


Hope it alll goes well. It's always a pain while it's going on, but great once it's there - all shiny and new  

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 18:48

Have a lovely evening DD. Sounds like a great plan - and dinner! 


Little steps. You're getting there. I had a wobble in a supermarket queue too, and a girl I'd known at playgroup (we both had two girls the same ages) saw me and was so kind to me. She sent me flowers and I felt overwhelmed too, because she hadn't been a particular friend. It was so lovely of her but it was quite hard to deal with, which will sound odd to other people, but sometimes you just don't know how you feel, that's all. 

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