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The smell of nature

There is something very evocative about this time of year when autumn is deep with falling leaves and skeins of geese draw great Vees across the greying skies. It is a time of reflection and peace, with cool air and … Continue reading

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Poverty and foodbanks

Last night my wife and I watched a programme about the Dundee Food bank. This is where the public donates food to a central point and volunteers distribute it to people who otherwise would starve. Now a reminder here: this … Continue reading

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We all have a function in the world

My grandfather came from the Island of Arran on the west coast of Scotland and I spent quite a lot of time there as a boy. As it is close to the central belt it attracted a lot of holiday … Continue reading

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One of those periods

Have you ever had one of those times when nothing goes right? Life just turns upside down and kicks you in the teeth? I am having one now. Normally when one thing goes wrong, something else compensates by going right, … Continue reading

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