My sense of the geography of Strathearn has not really fitted together until quite recently. There have been a few locations, isolated points and a few lines: the A822 from Gilmerton up past Monzie to the Sma’ Glen; The Hosh at the foot to access Glen Turret; a small B-road between the two; a hill […]
A friend of mine has regularly suggested that someone seems to dot road-signs saying “Take Photo Here” around the landscape. The view of the Forth Road Bridge from South Queensferry is one location where such a sign would not be out of place, but still, heading home from Edinburgh late one afternoon, it had to […]
A couple of days ago the shed door started coming off its hinges altogether in ordinary use – the wood underlying the screws had rotten away. This afternoon, we burned the whole thing – and a great bonfire it made, too, with the roofing felt melting, burning, exuding a thick black smoke (fortunately not for […]
Yesterday’s tomato, the first we’ve grown, was viciously plucked and joyfully consumed in a ham sandwich. Boy, did it taste nice. Shown here on a wooden chair arm – the new and the old (the chair being made some time around 1904, I think). (A 6-frame panorama, taken with a Minolta Rokkor 55mm f/1.7 […]
For the record, since they don’t have a website of their own and are pretty hard to find on the official Church of Scotland site: services are at 12 midday on Sundays. Update 2013-07-02: I noticed, in passing, that from this month onwards apparently service times have changed to 10am on Sundays.