The Dog Days are over

Since coming back from Glenelg we have been gently crisping. The Dog Days of Summer had definitely arrived and the heat has been intense, settling on the garden like a lambent halo by mid morning and intensifying relentlessly to a late afternoon inferno. With the help of mum and auntie Lois we managed (just) someContinue reading “The Dog Days are over”

Corran and the drove road

On Sunday, we decided to retrospectively justify the night before’s dinner at the Pub with a walk up the glen from Corran, with the objective of following the river as far as we could go leaving enough time get back in time for last cake orders at Sheena’s Tea Hut. The drive up to CorranContinue reading “Corran and the drove road”

Strolling in Strathcarron

A few days ago we beetled off to look around Atterdale Gardens at Strathcarron ( A visit to some “bloody garden” was not, it has to be admitted, at the top of Lachlan’s holiday fun activities list. However, he manfully resolved to endure it stoically after several hours of committed moaning and many proffered alternativesContinue reading “Strolling in Strathcarron”