Tag Archives: Robert Burns

Better late than never!

I had hoped Wee Black Faced Sheep would return to Stonehaven at least a week ago…….he almost did…..but then came a detour via the Shetland Isles to pick up a couple of balls of yarn from Jamieson’s. Do you remember … Continue reading

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Reflections of 2013

A week ago Aurelie wrote a beautiful and sensitive post explaining her need to be quiet this Christmas and knowing we would all understand. She left us with words of thoughtful contemplation and was confident I could take the reins … Continue reading

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Ready… Steady… Go! It’s time for Burns Night!

In France, we recover from the festive season (read: “our stomach attempts to recover from 2 weeks of over-eating with family and friends”) over a galette des rois, which, of course, is entirely calorie-free (all-butter puff pastry, and almond filling … Continue reading

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