Category Archives: Acitvity Central

Time Out

Time Out I’m a lucky so-and-so; when I’m looking for time out I’m often treated to good weather. It doesn’t come better than this. I suppose I could be sweltering on some hot, expensive beach abroad..but it means far more … Continue reading

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Sea-Change

Sea-Change In ‘The Tempest’ Shakespeare writes: “..nothing of him that doth fade. But doth suffer a sea-change into something rich and strange”. A sea-change is a radical change or transformation – such as those events brought about by the sea’s … Continue reading

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Back To Back Bikes

Back To Back Bikes It’s been ‘back to back bikes’ over the last three weekends as fate contrives to get me learning again ..it would seem. I’ve done everything about learning to ride a motorbike backwards. Except for the first … Continue reading

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These Lazy, Hazy Days Of Summer

These Lazy, Hazy Days Of Summer Taking sudden exception to the hustle and bustle in one of my local cafes this morning – I had my americano swapped to a takeaway cup, and headed west to read in peace. Somewhere … Continue reading

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Missing In Action

Missing In Action Another phrase that can be used to describe more than it most often indicates.. Ive been “missing in action” here on my blog – firstly, simply due to being in action elsewhere, in the practical and business … Continue reading

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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction When I first passed my driving test as a young woman, I was intoxicated by the sense of freedom, of being able to go anywhere I liked. It seemed as though the world was connected by one great … Continue reading

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Robert Burns – A Man’s A Man, For A’That.

Robert Burns – A Man’s A Man For A’That I once intercepted a man intent on doing damage to his ex-wife with a piece of a broken bottle – in a former life working in a night club. However, writing … Continue reading

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Far From The Madding Cloud

Far From The Madding Cloud It has poured with rain for most of today; so as an antidote:- One day last week.. Let’s head into the land of the setting sun.. and into this cloudless blue day. Stopping off in … Continue reading

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Activity Central

Hello! Dumfries and Galloway is packed with too many activity options to cover in one blog. #LagganOutdoor near Gatehouse of Fleet (6 miles from Larglea House) is one of the best…with the U.k’s longest zip wire, mountain-balling, archery, grass-sledging, reverse-steer … Continue reading

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