Scottish Smallholder and Grower Festival

posted in: Sheep, Travel, Wool | 8

Short and rough report again. Working while in transit and with limited internet access. At the moment, I'm on the ferry Hamnavoe from Scrabster (Scottish mainland) to Stromness (Orkney). Saturday: The Scottish Smallholder and Grower Festival at Lanark Agricultural Centre. … Continued

Edinburgh and not

posted in: Sheep, Travel, Wool | 1

Another day: not as rainy. Those are cows up on the hill. They were there in the rain, too, of course. This is a day of a trip into Edinburgh. Unfortunately, leaving my new buddies behind. Including the less forward … Continued

Arriving in Scotland

posted in: Travel | 7

Friends have asked for quick notes on the trip as it occurs, and have said it's okay if those notes are short and unformed. They will be! I flew British Airways from Denver to London/Heathrow to Edinburgh. I left Monday … Continued

Tough times

posted in: Current Affairs, Serendipity | 5

It's been quiet around here because life has been intervening. Yes, we are in the area affected by the Colorado flooding, but our personal household is dry and has utilities, and even when the roads have been closed in all … Continued

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