Being out in the countryside with my dogs gives me time to think. I’ve learnt the pleasure of solitude without being lonely, and that’s a good feeling for me.

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This is my countryside diary which appears each Saturday in the Dundee Courier newspaper.

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Archive for September, 2012

Exotic visitor

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

“THEIR CRYIN’ voices trailed ahint them on the air”.

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Seasonal twist

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

IT’S GOT quite backendish this past week – lovely sunny mornings, but chilly, and the realisation that autumn has probably arrived. Wouldn’t it be grand to think we might get an Indian summer to compensate for the dismal summer proper (if you could call it such) we’ve had to endure?

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The scenic route

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

ON WEDNESDAY I drove to Kingsmuir, outside Forfar, to give a talk to the Senior Citizens club. I was so delighted to see the sun I decided to take the scenic route and enjoy the views, rather than belt down the dual carriageway.

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Summer soaking

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

WELLIES ON, wellies off, and on, and off – if only the weather could just make up its mind.

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