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Riggit Progress

Originally posted on Working for grouse:
In a cold Westerly wind overlooking the Solway Now that they have been on site for a week, the galloway calves have settled down and are starting to establish some kind of rhythm. It…

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New year, new blog resolutions

It’s the 3rd January. I wanted to do a blog post about New Years resolutions which is pertinent as one of my New Years resolutions is to go back to blogging. It’s been almost a year since my last post … Continue reading

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Lovely loin of pork stuffed with haggis and served with cumberland sauce.

Originally posted on Letters From A Lodge Cook:
This week I am in North Berwick. Home of sea birds and golf. Bass Rock : The most iconic rock on the East coast One of my clients is an American and…

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Beatrice and Eugenie 2 months later…

After two months of retirement, The two ladies that we rehomed back in April look like new hens. They still haven’t quite got a full set of feathers but they are laying everyday and behaving like normal hens. Well done … Continue reading

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Heaven is an upturned plant pot…

I had a few helpers this afternoon while I was digging my raised beds. Once they had switched on to the fact that every other forkfull of soil contained a worm they were my constant companions, and once I had … Continue reading

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Beatrice and Eugenie

Ok, so it’s been a while since my last blog entry. Quite a while. However, April 1st, start of the new tax year and what have you. Now I will take up from where I left off… The picture above … Continue reading

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Criffel Fire

I thought this was worthy of a post although it doesn’t follow my usual themes… Yesterday at about midday a small group of people who were heather burning on Criffel ( a large hill just south of Dumfries ) lit … Continue reading

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The first batch of mince pies

Now it feels like Christmas. There’s something about the smell of mincemeat in the oven that certifies Christmas is on the way. Here’s my first batch, a special request from my boyfriend: shortcrust pastry on the bottom and puff pastry … Continue reading

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My new best friend

It’s been two weeks since this little bundle entered our lives. Since then we’ve had sleepless howling nights, widdle on the carpet and a new pair of slippers. She is, however, absolutely perfect and as she is currently sleeping on … Continue reading

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One world One Chutney; Tina’s Tea Room

It was a cheery October weekend in deepest darkest Peebles, the mellow sounds of accordion song were flowing on the breeze and the smell of vinegar lingered in the air. For this weekend held an event never before attempted, or … Continue reading

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