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Saturday, February 15 2014

Post Office Run - Colour


I've been thinking about the colours for the Post Office Run club yarn due to go out at the end of this month.  Here are a few of the photographs which have been giving me some inspiration for colours.Signs that spring isn't far away - new growth:The gorse is beginning to  bloom:I'm lucky to pass by  […]

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Monday, January 6 2014

The Post Office Run

Lochinver Post Office

[caption id="attachment_7222" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Lochinver Post Office[/caption]It is nearly 7 miles to our post office.  I do the round trip of 14 miles 3 or 4 times a week, sometimes even more often.  Anne, our post mistress, is an utter gem.  She  […]

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Monday, July 22 2013

A gentle stroll


Stevan is still unable to drive (well, technically he can, but apparently if you drive with a plaster cast your car insurance is invalidated!), so when he needed to go into Lochinver today to do some archival work with some of the older members of the Assynt population, I had a couple of hours to  […]

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Wednesday, February 6 2013

No, I'm NOT house hunting!

To ensure no rumours start to arise out of my last post, we are NOT house hunting!!  But I can tell you no more than that just now.Our drive to and from the little Post Office in Lochinver takes about 15 or 20 minutes, depending on weather conditions and the time of year.  In summer it can take a  […]

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Wednesday, October 26 2011

Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Although Keats reminds us that Autumn can be a time of mists, this evening it was a time of clear skies and beautiful sunlight:The hills were looking stunning as we drove in to Lochinver Mission for a bite of supper.And the sunset over Lochinver was pretty special too:

Friday, May 6 2011

A bit of this and a pinch of that

There is a whole mix of things to tell you about today, so no real theme to this blog entry other than to say it's "a bit of this and a pinch of that".Assynt has been experiencing a very dry few weeks.  Normally this wouldn't be too much of an issue, but on Sunday a dreadful grass fire  […]

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