Tag Archives: Kilbarchan

The Rites of Spring

People ask why my garden is a mess. Saturday the 25th of March was the DG&A Indoors in Sanquhar, the first sunny garden tidying Saturday of the year and I and Hazel Tenor have joined the band for the first public performance of the year.
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State of the Blog; 2016

Happy New Year, Bonne année, Frohes neues Jahr, Feliz año nuevo, 明けましておめでとうございます to you all. (I fully expect to be castigated for my shocking translations) The party hats have been put away for another year the big lad in the red suit has been the bells have rung and it’s time for the annual look at the stats. Continue reading State of the Blog; 2016

Lilias Day 2016

My 8 o’clock rise was not as much of an inconvenience as the nights the Unelected Social Committee spent sticking raffle tickets on teddy bears. After an omelette to sustain me I headed to Mick and Jo’s to pick up the Event Shelters and children’s furniture for our bottle and teddy stall. People stood slack jawed as I piled everything into the cavernous maw of the Ford Tardis and crawled to the park. Continue reading Lilias Day 2016

February Blues

February is finally over, the last 3 days have been glorious to try and make us forget the other 26 miserable, storm cold, dark horror stories. The band have been in the practice rooms ironing out technicalities and getting match fit for Sanquhar which is in 3 weeks time, I think the extra day has lulled a few players into a false sense of security.   Continue reading February Blues