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 June, 2014

What a ‘carrion’

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

FOR SEVERAL mornings a reader had been finding unusual, iridescent chuckie stones, some the size of an egg, on his lawn, which hadn’t been there when he checked last thing before going to bed. Could I throw some light on the matter?

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On familiar ground

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

THE DOYENNE and I – and dogs too, of course – are coming to the end of a fortnight’s holiday in the same self-catering cottage near Kinlochbervie we took last year.

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Nests are so busy

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

SIR WALTER Scott, on a sea journey from Arbroath to Aberdeen on which he was seasick, wrote in his diary – “…vessel off Fowlsheugh and Dunnottar. Fair wind and delightful day.” Which was just how I found it – not the seasickness bit, the weather.

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