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 November, 2013

Crisp, clear days

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

RECENT SUB-ZERO temperatures have heralded in some clear, sunny mornings, ideal for walking. (more…)

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Big tree country a joy to behold

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

THE DOYENNE and I had a sleepover last weekend with friends at Blair Atholl. It was good to be able to enjoy a glass of the Oh be Joyfulls with them and totter off to bed, our virtue – and driving licences – intact. (more…)

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Cobwebs cleared

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

LOCATION, LOCATION, location – it’s such a help having the right location when you have a weekly column to fill about the countryside and the outdoors. (more…)

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It’s all natural

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

IT’S TEMPTING, but misguided, to attribute human emotions to wild animals. However, on their own level, I don’t doubt that animals share some of the basic emotions we humans experience. (more…)

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Tale behind name

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

IT’S BEEN an interesting week. It started last Sunday when the Doyenne and I went up Glenesk to The Retreat Museum and had our high tea in the Museum’s excellent restaurant. (more…)

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