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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


Housing still a Priority.

Monday became Housing day and we headed off to Dornoch to see some affordable housing to be opened by housing minister Margaret Burgess.

Turned out that when we were there we decided to make for Helmsdale for another gathering, this time the Community did their own house building. 555 more words

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...the Baptist Minister on the Drums.

Grand weather now and looks like staying around for a few days. Only settled down on Wednesday and even then there was a bit a breeze coming with the showers from the west. 757 more words


Searching for Pineapples and Landward.

Half ten at night after arriving home and discovering I was one short found me routing around in the ditch up from the Telephone exchange looking for a pineapple. 957 more words


In the Company of Seals.

After the excitement of Farr, Saturday morning started early with me counting out prawns for sending South. All a bit of a palaver but needs must. 900 more words