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Wednesday 23 November 2016

ANOTHER early start…a beautiful clear blue sky but freezing cold and the car takes a good while to defrost before we head into Glasgow. A warning message on the dash tells us there’s some kind of airbag problem, so after I drop  Margaret off I nip...

Friday 11 November 2016

FUNNY being back into the early morning routine of cleaning the fire, chopping wood and stuff before breakfast…already feels like we’ve been home for a month. The diary’s full of things to get done – mostly small jobs – then I put out a news release...

Wednesday 15 June 2016

WE’RE going to see a show in Glasgow this evening, so decide to kill as many birds with one stone as possible and head into the city early to make the most of the trip. I drop Margaret off then hit a McDonalds for a sneaky breakfast, coffee and free wifi. I get...

Saturday 11 June 2016

WE have a lazy morning – recovery, I guess – at Lesley’s and after breakfast and catching up with some online stuff we pack the car and make our way to Glasgow. It’s an easy load in at The Hug & Pint and nice to see engineer Doug who’s done my...

Tuesday 7 June 2016

ANOTHER early trip into Glasgow – my six-monthly appointment at the eye hospital, then on to STV. We get to the hospital early to minimise the chances of being late for my 11.15am call at STV – I get seen early, but have to hang out a while for the consultant....