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More Frost . . .

The photo I culled from Facebook this morning because it is so similar to the views from our windows. It was posted by Mrs Jacqui Ringrose, a very nice lady, who runs the Kirkcudbright Picture framing shop and has done … Continue reading

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Frost . . .

We have now had a whole week of hard frost, with no let up during the day. The nights have been clear so that more dew descends and freezes and the north facing roofs of houses nearby now look as … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation . . .

The following text is a cut and paste job from a “Guardian” editorial . . . OpinionProportional representationThe Guardian view on proportional representation: Labour should back itEditorialHouse of Lords reform is necessary, but not a sufficient constitutional change to mend … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy . . .

89 today. We went out along the A 75 in beautiful sunshine but hard frost – the third day of hard frost too – to the Gem Rock Museum at Creetown. We did not go to see the gems, but … Continue reading

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Old Kirkcudbright . . .

This was posted on Facebook, presumably be a Kirkcudbright resident to whom I cannot send thanks, but it is lovely old image of the harbour as it was, and the caption below which says that one of the vessels, the … Continue reading

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The Problem with Creativity us . . .

We creative types have a bit of a job being creative sometimes.

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Pickles . . .

Speaking – (typing) – as a hearing aid user I can say that this is a true and accurate record of the life of such a person !

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Free at last . . .

The last two days have, for us, been momentous. On Monday we went as far as Dumfries, driving ourselves, not going by taxi, to the Heathhall Garden Centre to meet up with relations travelling north. Two of then live in … Continue reading

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The Morgan Three Wheeler

“Back in the day”, in the post war years (which war was that Daddy ?) we used to go to the motoring events attainable from where we lived. Inevitably therefore, these consisted of the Veteran Car run from London to … Continue reading

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The Mastodon Man . . . Eugene Rochko

The Man Behind Mastodon Built It for This Moment People fleeing Twitter have turned to Eugen Rochko’s alternative. He says social networks can support healthy debate—without any one person in control. EUGEN ROCHKO LOOKS exhausted. The 29-year-old German programmer is … Continue reading

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