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October Morning

October is a month of delicious contrasts. Trees can be still in their summer greens or turning with the golden hues of autumn. Mornings can be frosty white or ghostly with mist and both can be followed by deep blue skies or the roseate mellowness of the afternoon light. 18 more words

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CUSHIONS!

Finally finally cushions for my cushion covers have arrived!

here are the two finished products i have so far.

Hand made useing off white hessian with stitched detail ontop of naturally dyed silks.

Dyeing To Be Natural

Foggy Festering Farmer's Field

The Autumn is here and last Saturday was a lovely murky morning when we set out to visit Threave Gardens. Misty days are very inviting and with camera at the ready, I stopped the car in places I wouldn’t normally, in order to take a few snaps. 32 more words

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Bay Sunset

A very calm evening and a winter sky over the river Dee where it meets Kirkcudbright Bay that’s in stark contrast to some of the very stormy conditions that we experienced in the early part of this year.

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Homage to Caledonia

And so it belongs to the ages: the most momentous event in the history of the United Kingdom, and certainly of Scotland, for many decades. If you can be certain of one thing at this very moment, it’s that the first versions of the history of the Scottish independence referendum are already being written. 2,920 more words

Back from holidays!

Our blogger has returned from a glorious sunny week in South West Scotland, during the election for Independence – while the North East has suffered under a blanket of fog.   108 more words

Wistful Thinking

Wistful Thinking

Not long before the recent visit of my son and his family from their home in Japan, I had noticed, with astonishment, that the 11 yr old Japanese Wisteria grown over the west-facing wall of my house, Larglea, was producing buds for the second time this year – which it has never done before. 223 more words