Monthly Archives: January 2013

Old, New or Timeless

I have a box of ‘best curved mattress needles’ bought 20 years ago – made probably 50 years before that – that I still use regularly. I love tools/utensils like that. Everyone has a favourite trowel or tea-spoon, and even … Continue reading

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First Impressions

Yesterday was a big day, a big hearty friendly welcome from the steering committee which included stopping for a warming bowl of cullen skink – way to a girl’s heart. Then, on to the old radar station with Roy and … Continue reading

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Looking forwards, looking backwards

8 hours into the drive here – I pulled over to gaze on Loch Maree. A last slug of tea and turning back to the car my eye locked on a strange bush up on a ridge. The bush swivelled … Continue reading

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