Bumblebees

I visited the nature reserve this afternoon to look for butterflies. I saw several Scotch Argus and small Whites flying …

Hedgehog Home

We found some animal droppings on the lawn which looked like hedgehogs. I have a good mammal identifier book from …

Butterfly Conservation

I received my new butterfly conservation magazine today. I joined last year because of the decline in butterfly numbers, here …

Wildlife Pond

We decided to create a wildlife pond , to see if we could attract more creatures into the garden. There …

Summer Storm

What a stormy day yesterday, very wet all day, with high winds. The river Roskhill was thundering down the gorge. …

Summer Chicken Casserole

This Summer Chicken casserole is a light and nutritious meal. ( serves 2) Ingredients 1 sliced yellow pepper 500 g …

Tree Surgery

This conifer was planted when the eldest daughter started Dundee University in 2002. It was 60cm then and now it …

Whale Watching on Skye

Went on the Stardust Sea eagle boat trip today from Portree harbour. The sea eagles refused to fly down for …

Dunshee Garden

The garden looked beautiful in the sunshine today. I took these photographs. We have successfully grown this clematis up the …

Dunvegan Castle Gardens

We went for a walk around the castle gardens today. Although it was overcast the gardens were warm and sheltered. …

Chilled Pea Soup

Chilled Pea Soup (serves 2) This soup is perfect for a summer treat. Recipe 1 onion finely diced 15 g …

Dunshee Croft

We are waiting to erect a poly-tunnel over the winter. We also want to rear chickens. We will write another …