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 April, 2013

Scottish Cradle of Military Aviation: Part 2 of the story of RAF Montrose 1913-2013 – The Scottish Banner

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

1940: Squadron Leader John Betty, an instructor with No.8 Flight Training School, Montrose in the raised seat of a Miles Master. 1940: Squadron Leader John Betty, an instructor with No.8 Flight Training School, Montrose in the raised seat of a Miles Master. At 11a.m. on 11th November 1918 the Armistice came into effect marking the end of World War One. (more…)

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What killed bees?

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

WE –THE dogs and I, that is – went looking for spring colour this week. The countryside generally is still pretty bleak but we set off along a favourite and familiar walk looking for the yellows and blues I associate with the season. (more…)

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Aah, spring fever!

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

BILLING AND cooing isn’t just for us humans, you know. (more…)

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A fishy tale

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

A GOOSE egg for my breakfast sparked off memories. It must have been near on three score years since I’d last tasted one. (more…)

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Against the odds

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

I SPOKE to farmer Alex Sanger who farms Prettycur Farm at Hillside, near Montrose, to find out how the extended winter weather was affecting him. He was positive as ever but, like very many farmers, his optimism has been tested over recent months. (more…)

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