Upcoming Events

  1. Belleisle fright night

    October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Traditional medicine and herbs used in the time of Robert Burns

    November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

a splutter of sparrows

Speugs

You fall like clouds for you are many,

you rise like dustbowls offered to the wind.

 

Dawn fills with your eager chatty clatter,

bringing to the world your scores of weans.

 

They beg with open mouths and shimmering wingtips,

shadow their fathers to a source of seed.

 

And as the feeder […]

Post Christmas recipes and a wet nature walk

Like many I am feeling heavy after the Christmas fare, despite not eating a Christmas day dinner! There has been a long season of entertainment all with excess calories so I thought I would cook a winter hearty food and then go for a stroll to walk excess calories away.

Out into the rain then […]