Hand-picked local events, by the Lochend team, based on things we love! 😍 8th April 10am-1pm or 2-5pm Kidding Around at Gartur Stitch This fabulous facility just up the road in Dykehead have the most wonderful intro to ‘croft living’ and on these days they’ll celebrate Spring by introducing you to their mini petting zoo, […]
Having had what Ralph, Bunty’s boyfriend, thinks is a drout (and in Scotland that’s no far off it!) we had a down pour last weekend and then everything sprouted, not least these gorgeous seasonal wee flowers.
As the mist lifts off the lake this morning… Down on the trail is all a bit boggy and swampy! The dog wood has a root system akin to mangrove swamps! Scooby-dooby-doo! This is the drain off ‘sink’ for the goodie burn which is 100m to the left so the only way to go is […]
We always make a note of the ‘first snow on the Ben’ however its only just struck me that its the first winter, 2103, snow but there was snow on it in March 2013! Anyhooo – you get my drift! And it’s a belter of a day.
After a few days of minus temperatures the weather warmed, a little, last night and this morning we woke up to see dark paths appear on the ice that has been covering the lake of last few days. When view from the top of the house these lines looked so straight, as if following direct […]
So after Jez had his swim this moring at 7.30, when it was still dark and I was in my PJ’s, and AFTER he had broken the ice to get into the water to swim!!!!!!! the kids went and picked a bit up… Will try to catch him in action – if I can get […]