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Mini adventures

The car I drive for work is a Mini I inherited from my father-in-law. Whether I’m negotiating tight passing places in narrow country lanes or squeezing into impossible parking spots in town, it’s ideal. It has a small boot crammed … Continue reading

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Danny, the Champion of the World

The hills that form the southern boundary to Edinburgh are called the Pentlands. On Friday they appeared purple and glamorous, wearing a peplum of rolling fog. Travelling in that direction to visit a friend, and eventually gaining enough height to … Continue reading

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Just So Part 2

Late last night our heavily-laden little car chugged its way back up into the hills of the lowlands of Scotland from our trip down south to the Just So Festival. Dark trees loomed in tall silhouettes against the greeny blue … Continue reading

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Just So Part 1

I don’t know if you can tell from the photograph but this is a very unhappy trailer wheel. We wrestled with it yesterday to no avail so it’s staying behind. Big Dreamer is a bit of a Houdini when it … Continue reading

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Wrapping

It’s essentially still night when Little Owl and I leave the house in the mornings at the moment. The moon sails high in the sky and our headlights glint back at us from the cat’s eyes. Icy sleet batters the … Continue reading

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