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Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:08


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 08:54

Morning all - hope Pat is ok 

Glad you had a Wallace and Gromit, Dove ( Grand Day Out)   or a 'dirty stop out' to use my mum's phrase 

minus 2 here - the blackbirds had made lovely little footprints on the snow coated grass when I went out to feed them, and Dennis was waiting impatiently...


The sun's coming up and a fair bit of pink with it - more snow....

Hosta - look what you're missing 

Glad you got a bit more sleep. Not funny is it?

Bird feeding

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 20:03

The little suet pellets sometimes block the holes on standard feeders. I use them loose on the ground, mixed with the other food I use,  rather than in feeders. 

Plant labels

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 20:02

I buy cheapo ones from the supermarket or DIY store.  Pencil stays on better than pens too  

Pebbles with an inked on name sound nice - and varnishing them might make them last longer...

Snow frolics

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 19:58

About four or five inches here - and snowing again. Too dark for me to take a pic when I got back from my walk, but here's one from the hill I was on today in Glen Lyon - Beinn Dearg   




Posted: 16/01/2016 at 18:04

Evening all- back from my travels. It's slightly snowy...everywhere!  

It was minus 5 when I left the house but the sky got grey very quickly. Had to turn back before the summit - the snow started earlier than forecast and I was more concerned about the amount falling on the tiny road through Glen Lyon for the journey home. Glad I stopped early - the road wasn't too clever! 

Not many pix - but I took this one for BL - just at the side of the road on the way home. A little snowy view of the Dochart Falls - 


Lochs Tay and Lomond had snow right down to the water - very Scandinavian  

We have about four or five inches here too - looks lovely but the roads are terrible 

I'll have a quick look to see what you've all been up to while I get something to eat. Not had anything except a banana since I left the house 


Posted: 16/01/2016 at 08:01

Morning/afties all. Hope you're a little better today Pat. Very wearing for you  

Hope everyone else who's been a bit unwell is improving. Has doc gone on his hols yet? Think I may have missed him. It'll be a lovely break for him and Mrs doc.

Think my walk might be a tiny bit chilly too Verd - off to snowy Glen Lyon. Hopefully it'll not be too hellish when I get there!

Glad I covered the car....very frosty out there 

Have a good day everyone - stay warm and dry  

Bird feeding

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 17:28

The robins love cheese too Anne -  but you're right, blackbirds hoover it up very quickly 

Camera Corner

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 17:26

That's amazing steephill - what were the circumstances that led to the creation of it - submerging the road, I mean ? 

Great views too 

Can I, should I hoe?

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 17:07

That's a lot of gusto LG....

I'd agree with Verd - I gently forked a little bit of a main border in the mild pre-Christmas weather, as it was a bit soggy and compacted with the birds. It let air in, and it's now getting a good frosting  

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