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Dust Bath

You know you are the first on a specific road if you come around a corner and a Helmeted Guineafowl is busy with the its morning dust bath. 188 more words


Moving forwards...

…to spring, hopefully. It was another beautiful day on Skye yesterday, albeit a wee bit hazy.

Everybody’s just been happy doing what they do. Sitting on the shed roof checking up on what I’m doing in the kitchen… 187 more words


(Unsuccessful) attack of the guineafowl

Last March, I posted about a ride in which I saw a bunch of turkeys.

This March, I had a different, and funnier, bird encounter. 240 more words


Good and bad things on our return

We managed to avoid any snow on our return journey north but for the last couple of days, we’ve awoken to varying amounts of the stuff. 310 more words


Don't get excited but....

…there are a couple of encouraging signs around Garybuie which make me feel as though we’re at the right end of winter – the back-end! Signs which raise the spirits at least. 253 more words

Daily Life In The Glen

That isn't a Turkey!

This rather peculiar looking bird is a female Helmeted Guineafowl. ¬†Rather odd in appearance, and sometimes confused with the Turkey (though I’m sure very pleased¬† 157 more words


Seasonal weather and greetings!

Obviously, Mother Nature has heard that variety is the spice of life. She’s certainly gifted us with her whole catalogue of winter weather over the past couple of weeks; light rain, heavy rain, rain with and without gale force wind, calm frosty days, crystal clear days, mild and murky days, snow, and ferocious hailstone. 186 more words