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, 2017

Game for a new eating experience

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

017JUST SOMETIMES nature and the human world collide – quite literally. (more…)

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It’s a dog’s life when it comes to road etiquette

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

016I DON’T see it the place of this column to tell drivers how they should restrain their dogs when they are in their cars but sometimes dog owners are plain thoughtless about what they allow their dogs to do. One such was the driver I followed who let their small terrier sit on top of the driver’s seat jammed between the headrest and the driver’s head. (more…)

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Perfect parritch – beer optional

Monday, November 13th, 2017

090I ALWAYS appreciate letters I receive from readers. The most recent was sent by a Group of Oldies. They gave no address so I am acknowledging their kind thoughts here. They ask if robins are “sometimes violent wee birds as they always look so timid”. (more…)

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Paths of history

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

020WE WOKE up on Monday to our first frosted grass, frozen windscreen morning of autumn and by the time Inka and I went out for the early walk the clouds had rolled away and the sun was shining in a cornflower blue sky. (more…)

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