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MelOflynnWebI nearly spilt my coffee when I read about someone seeing a moose on the road near Kinloch Rannoch.
A newspaper article...

 

I have a female friend from schooldays whose partner, Jim, is often mistaken for Anthony Hopkins. It must be annoying when you’re having a quiet meal in a swish restaurant and the paparazzi arrive or the mobile phones are surreptitiously pointed in your direction right in the middle of...

 
05 September 2014

Well, this is it. It’s heading straight for us. Referendum time. A good friend of mine had a very apposite saying: “It doesn’t matter who you vote for,” he would aver - sometimes with a letter H in front - “the government always gets in.”  Thankfully...

 

One definition of communication is the exchanging or imparting of information. Usually this means between people but not exclusively because we are happy to talk about animals and even plants communicating with each other. I would like to extend the definition to be the...

 

Frost in August? It must be a joke. But it’s no joke for my tomatoes which look pretty done for now.
After a brilliant growing season in every way, to call time on summer so abruptly seems a tad unfair. In years past I would be thinking about taking my dog out...

 

I began the summer holidays by taking the children to Jersey for a week. I was born there and grew up with my feet in the sand, so it was great to return to the sea.
I amused my daughters by dusting down my rock pool tricks, trapping shrimps between my...

 
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