Category Archives: Saturday Snapshot

Scottish Scenes from Our Holiday

Whilst we were on holiday this summer in and around Glencoe we visited Castle Stalker again. We first saw it nearly two years ago at the end of an afternoon as the light was fading. So this time we went … Continue reading

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Cragside: The Turkish Baths

I haven’t done a Saturday Snapshot for months! Here are some photos of the Turkish Baths at Cragside, in Northumberland that I’ve been meaning to post since our last visit. There’s a lot to see at Cragside. It’s now owned … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot

Some time ago I posted a photo of Heidi in her little tepee. She still likes to sleep in it but she has other favourite places to nod off, one of which is our settee, so we cover the seat … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

Last Saturday I posted a photo of the little Japanese Maple still bearing its flame red leaves. We’ve had some high winds this week and this is what it looks like today – what a difference a week makes! Just … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

Autumn in the garden: The leaves are falling from some of the trees now, but our little Japanese Maple is still bearing its flame-coloured leaves. The Wych Elm leaves are a glorious golden colour. And in our little wood the … Continue reading

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Library Loot/Saturday Snaphot

After my last post about reading from my own shelves I’m almost ashamed to write about the library books I’ve got out on loan at the moment. But you see they’re from the mobile library and if we don’t use … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Cat in a Box/Basket

Heidi tries out this box, before deciding to find somewhere more comfortable. ‘Ah! This is more like it and it’s padded with some nice clean clothes’, (all ready for ironing!): ‘Now leave me alone – I want to go to … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

A few weeks ago I posted about the Attack of the Sparrows on the House Martins’ nest. A couple of weeks later the house martins all left and flew off to spend the winter in Africa. Each year they use … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

I’ve been spending more time in the garden recently and so have had less time to write on my blog. The garden has definitely been looking as though it needs tidying, deadheading and cutting back to do, and weeds are … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot – Flodden

It’s the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden this year – it was on 9th September 1513 that the armies of England and Scotland met at Flodden Field, near Branxton in Northumberland. There have been events this year to commemorate … Continue reading

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