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 December, 2013

Thorny dilemma

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

GETTING OUT into the countryside isn’t just something you do with dogs the way I do.

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An excess of gifts

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

SEVEN SWANS a’swimming was the gift the singer’s True Love sent her on the seventh day in the carol The Twelve Days of Christmas.

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Ungrateful squirrel

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

MAKING MUSIC – it’s the time of year for it, especially singing. The Doyenne and I started our seasonal music-making last Sunday at a carol service at the old Lochlee Parish Church at the head of Glenesk.

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Days of frozen fun

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

I GREW up in Montrose. The Curlie was in easy walking distance of home. In the days before indoor curling rinks it was the curling pond.

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