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Monday #428

We are halfway through June now which in Scotland means the schools come off for the summer holidays in two weeks. The weather now actually resembles summer at least some of the time, which is a good sign. If you … Continue reading

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Monday #427

It is now June and finally some sunshine and warmth has arrived! Enid Blyton: The Untold Story by Brian Carter and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Children chapter 10 ‘So boys are ham-handed, are they?’ said Dick, … Continue reading

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Monday #426

With June almost upon us we have finally seen some warm weather this weekend – though a haar somewhat spoiled the sunshine in coastal areas, typical! May round up and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Children chapter … Continue reading

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Monday #425

We have had another rainy week – but May is nearly over, and hopefully June will give us some sunshine! Five on a Secret Trail part 3 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Children chapter 8 “Are … Continue reading

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Monday #424

The hail seems to have stopped now, as the temperature has finally risen to a more acceptable 8 or 10 degrees most days. It hasn’t stopped raining, but then this is Scotland! From today we can meet people indoors and … Continue reading

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Monday #423

It has rained pretty much every day the past week, and it’s due to keep on raining for another few days. In fact it has hailstoned on more than one occasion, I think the weather gods have forgotten that it’s … Continue reading

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Monday #422

Well, it’s May now. This time last year we were a couple of months into a lockdown that we didn’t realise would last as long as it has, but at least now it looks like we are on the way … Continue reading

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Monday #421

We’ve had a week of mostly lovely weather, so I’ve been making the most of it before I return to work this week. The Naughtiest Girl continued: Well Done, the Naughtiest Girl! and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the … Continue reading

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Monday #420

Since my last Monday post not only has the weather suddenly improved (most likely temporarily, of course, as this is Scotland), but some of our restrictions have been lifted earlier than anticipated. This means we can meet in slightly larger … Continue reading

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Monday #419

Well, my hope for better weather in April really hasn’t worked out for me. It has been very cold again and we’ve had snow and hail several days running, though it hasn’t stuck. Still, every cold and snowy day that … Continue reading

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Monday #418

There were some gremlins in the blog this week I think – last Monday’s post went missing and I only noticed yesterday, and when I found it, it published itself! So now you know what’s coming up last week… Anyway, … Continue reading

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Monday #417

It’s now the last few days of March, which means it’s almost April. That means it’s almost Easter, which (for me) means lots of chocolate. It also means we’re that bit nearer to the bigger lifting of the restrictions is … Continue reading

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Monday #416

In some welcome good news it has been confirmed that there are to be 26 new episodes of the Malory Towers TV show! The return of Malory Towers on TV: Everything we know and Five Have Plenty of Fun part … Continue reading

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Monday #415

In Scotland we are now allowed to meet in groups of four outdoors, and it’s even getting almost warm enough to sit outside comfortably! The Faraway Tree covers through the years and Five Have Plenty of Fun The real Green … Continue reading

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Monday #414

The weather has been a little kinder the past week or so, at least, it has remained mostly in the plus figures which is a start. There has even been some sunshine and I’ve managed to get the washing outside … Continue reading

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Monday #413

I can hardly believe that it is March already. If all goes well restrictions will slowly start to lift over the next two months, though it all seems quite far away still. In other good news – I got my … Continue reading

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Monday #412

Unfortunately my laptop has gone and died on me this week. I think it’s the harddrive as it’s making funny noises and won’t boot up properly. I’ve booked it in for a repair today, so I will hopefully have it … Continue reading

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Monday #411

We ended up with at least a foot of snow falling in the first few days of last week, snow that’s hung around all week due to the low temperatures. It is supposed to be warm today – up to … Continue reading

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Monday #410

As with every year it seems, February’s weather is worse than the previous winter months put together. So far we’ve had nothing but rain and snow, and we’re still in full lockdown until the start of March at least. Still, … Continue reading

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Monday #409

I was going to say ‘we’re at the end of January’ but I now realise it will be the start of February when this is published. It has probably been a miserable month for a lot of us; cold and … Continue reading

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