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Dunrobin Castle

Dunrobin Castle, the largest house in the north of Scotland, was originally built in the 15th century, probably on the site of an earlier medieval fort although most of the present building and the gardens were added by Sir Charles Berry between 1835 and 1850. 116 more words

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Exploring the Carp Hills

On June 7th I headed west to Dunrobin, still hoping to find some more birds for my year list. My plan was to stop in at Pinhey’s Point first, a historical site along the Ottawa River that I’d never visited before. 776 more words

Skippers

Custom home by Maple Leaf is built into a ridge (with video)

Cutting into a ridge to build a dream home has one disadvantage. “There’s a lot of rock to chip,” quips Brian Saumure of Maple Leaf Custom Homes, the company responsible for this chic, nature-friendly home on a three-acre lot in Dunrobin. 205 more words

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Dunrobin Shore by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Dunrobin Shore is a private residence designed by Christopher Simmonds Architect.
Located in Dunrobin, Ottawa, Canada, the home’s interior is bright and airy, with open spaces that allow for ease of movement. 6 more words

Dunrobin Shore by Christopher Simmonds Architect

Christopher Simmonds Architect have designed a contemporary home in Ottawa, Canada.

Project description
Simplicity and openness define the experience of being in this modest home. To the river, a continuous wall of glass spans the living, dining and kitchen space allowing…

The First Butterflies

Last week saw the arrival of a whole slew of migrants; I added 13 new birds to my year list between Thursday and Sunday, NOT including the two swallow species seen at Billings Bridge on Friday. 1,198 more words

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