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Cambridge, Highlanders are on the way.

Although I feel a little like Tino, the Newfie,

who was outside yesterday waiting patiently for his German owners to scoff their langoustines, scallops and monkfish, I will miss the hustle and bustle this weekend coming. 997 more words

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Prawn Wars Critique.

Had a look at “Prawn Wars” this morning on iPlayer despite misgivings over the title. The general feedback is that it was not too bad a watch for people ashore but when fishermen have got together we pulled it apart. 1,020 more words


Colours and Sounds from The Walled Garden to Bangalore.

Tuesday forĀ a day off it was certainly fulfilling. Woke up at five with the intention of going to catch a few prawns but very quickly persuaded myself I needed a day off, next, woke up at nine. 1,035 more words

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Skull Discovery.

Before beginning this week’s post here is the wedding dog from Coruisk, not impressed with his day on the west side of Skye, but still wearing his tartan wedding bow with resigned pride.. 1,214 more words

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A Sad Day in the Highlands.

Woke this morning to some sad, sad news. Took a while for it to sink in but then there was the realisation that Charles Kennedy had passed away. 1,186 more words


Cutting and Drilling.

Did not want to get up this morning, a quarter of a million pound drilling rig axle deep at the turbine house site, toilets blocked and the Filling Station playing up. 1,023 more words


"Hold Fast" "Your Dinner is in your Wellies"

Sitting down now with the Glasgow game on in the background, van unpacked and a breakfast for tea. A fine couple of days of land reforming politics at Inverness. 1,317 more words