Sunday, 14 September 2014

"Well it's a mess, aint it , Sheriff?"

this indyref thing.
With North Korea and The Sun supporting one side, and UKIP and the Orange Lodge supporting the other, what's a poor boy to do ?
How, in one week, did I switch, in the eyes of the Mailograph readership, from being a whingeing subsidy-junkie that we would be better off without, to being a treasured fellow citizen that we deperately wish to embrace ?

Tell 'em. Sherriff.

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Birthday boy

 




Why do you keep posting all that old hippy type music , OM ? There's just as good stuff being written today.


Aye, right.

Friday, 16 May 2014

On the trail of the lonesome pine

 

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Well, not exactly lonesome – there were hunerts o’ them. Pine Central, in fact.

 

Yes, yesterday’s wee stroll in the ancient Caledonian forest at Rothiemurchus.

 

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My diminutive amanuensis, Buspassepartout, came up trumps again, and I was able to get a decent day with a change of scenery courtesy of National Express 588. Nothing too demanding – about 6 miles with virtually no up at all. Lovely scenery, dry if chilly weather, and a pleasant chat and skinny latte from the young lad at the cafe by the bridge.

Highly satisfactory

Saturday, 10 May 2014

It was good..

 

 

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….to get out again into the foothills (Hillfoots, even), and hear the whaups and the laverocks, the burns and the linns.

 

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Each bug or wee turn seems to take longer to shake off and leaves me a bit weaker than before. However, my main problem yesterday was the final demise of my camera. This was bad news. Bad news indeed and will necessitate a trip to Poundland to procure a replacement. The antiphotographs featured on this post were taken using my smartphone.

Well, it claims to be a smart phone, but I don’t believe it’s that smart, compared, for example to the wool in my socks. Anyway.

 

 

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A couple for Danny

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