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Scotland trips

In May of 2013, I took advantage of the Sun holidays for £9.50 and booked a caravan holiday near Pitlochry – actually at Linn of Tumel. 739 more words


Hanging around

Today’s guest picture comes from the phone of Dropscone’s eldest son, young Dropscone.  He has been here on holiday and was out on one of our hills recently when this Hercules flew past at head height. 706 more words



Today’s guest picture shows a splendid book bench in London.  My sister Mary sent me the photo.  It celebrates ‘The Railway Children’   (My eldest sister Susan took some  pictures of other examples of these benches and you can see them on one of her posts… 665 more words


The first day of autumn

Today’s guest picture is another view from a walk on the veldt which was kindly sent to me by Tom from South Africa.  He was excited by the fact the the valley bottom is covered in vineyards. 742 more words


Adding text to a RichTextBox in the constructor

I’m creating a special kind of textbox, by inheriting from RichTextBox. I would like to be able to set the initial text in the box, which I thought I could do in the constructor as follows: 93 more words


Listening to my legs

Today’s guest picture shows a Venetian scene.  My daughter is there, working at the Venice Film Festival.  It’s tough to work in these conditions but she puts up with it. 558 more words