Furloughed 12 weeks of gardening…..perhaps…..week 2

Hello and welcome to a more light hearted and left field weekly blog during my period of being stuck at home during the COVID-19. I have to admit I am beginning to get a little bit stir crazy now of being at home everyday. It’s just not something I am used to as for the…

Monday’s Nature Walk 30th March

Hi and welcome to my first Nature Walk Blog One of the things I will be doing more during this period of lockdown is trying to make sure I get out and go for a long walk as often as possible. Being of a large build and having to drive a lot for work means…

Six on Saturday 28th March 2020

We live in strange times. To me we seem to be living in a Hollywood Disaster Movie with bells and whistles this was highlighted yesterday by a video I saw on social media of drone footage of the roads in the Old Town of Edinburgh. It was scary stuff. I am also officially now being…

Furloughed. 12 weeks of gardening…..perhaps…..Week 1

So it’s official. Work has had no other option than to put me on the government backed scheme to pay 80% of my wages due to the COVID-19 crisis. It is what it is and hopefully as a nation we will get through it better at the other end. I suppose 80% of something is…

Six on Saturday 21st March 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Sox on Saturday. Well where do I start. I have started writing this blog at 5am on Friday because I can’t sleep because of worry about Covjd 19. The amount of turmoil this country is going through in such a small time is frightening. However this blog is a…

Six on Saturday 14th March 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. I’ll start this blog in an inevitable manner by mentioning the Coronavirus that seems to be gripping the World and the fact that some leaders and governments can’t seem to grasp that no matter where the virus has come from (believe me I have some wonderful…

Six on Saturday 7th March 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. The weather has been somewhat more settled this week with a lot of sunshine and some frosty nights and mornings. The nights are starting to get longer and this means that there has been plenty of opportunity to spend a little bit of time on the garden even…

Six on Saturday 29th February 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Dare I say it there has been a definite feel of Spring in the air this week. It has been sunny most days and even a little warm at times although frosty at night. Last weekend we were hit by Ninja showers of horizontal snow which…

Six on Saturday 22nd February 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. I have been watching the news this week with horror at the devastation caused by Storm Dennis last weekend. The amount of rain that has fallen over the last few weeks has been biblical and the floods horrific. Rather perversely however it has been rather dry…

Six on Saturday 15th February 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. Well what can I say. We really seem to be in the stormy season at the moment and the rain and wind has been epic at times. Ciara last weekend, Dennis this weekend and I believe there maybe another one next weekend. The Jet Stream seems to be…