Salty Paws

As diluted sunlight comes streaming through the window I’m awoken by the squalling of gulls – a tangled symphony of disgruntled burbles, high-pitched cheeps and open-throated cackles from chimney top perches. The weather in the Scottish Highlands is always a lucky dip. Some days I wake up to driving rain and moody skies. Today the […]

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Hound at the Beach

St Andrews in Fife, Scotland is one of my dog’s favourite places on Earth. She knows where she is as soon as we enter the car park, and she’s got her paws up on the window, whining with excitement. We can’t park the car quick enough. Once on the lead, she does her alarmingly good […]

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In the Spirit of Summer

April is here, and I am beginning to overlook the daunting hurdle of A Level exams and peer at the distant summer holidays. My mind wandered back to last summer, when I went to Majorca with a friend I’ve known for fourteen years. They say you are friends for life after seven years, so it looks […]

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