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    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    Didn't go out yesterday as it was damp and anyway the café is shut. Quite cold today but went out for a short spin as I won't be able to get out on...
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    16-11-2019, 12:24 PM
    Fine today and a touch warmer so am going out for a latte and a chat. Mrs Mac went to the garage and came dashing back...……….two more mice, despite a...
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    14-11-2019, 05:16 PM
    On the whole a damp, windy week with frequent showers and longer periods of heavy rain. Nevertheless I managed to get out on Wednesday and met up...
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    11-11-2019, 01:48 PM
    Mrs Mac spotted one Red Arrow on it's own while out shopping. Over the weekend we saw either a Spitfire or a Hurricane in the distance. It was too...
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    10-11-2019, 08:50 PM
    kingfisher replied to a thread Tweed catches. in General Board
    Yesterday my wife and I went down to Melrose for a drive and on way back took the Tweed valley route home via Peebles. The water levels looked spot...
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    09-11-2019, 02:04 PM
    Well it's finally stopped raining. Very cold last night at -2C with a thick frost this morning and it's still only 5C but I've been out for a spin...
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    07-11-2019, 05:59 PM
    Bit of late news...………...we've just heard that the Red Arrows are back in training and were up and about on Wednesday. Nothing today as we have very...
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    07-11-2019, 05:30 PM
    Still raining and part of the back garden is under a bit of water, but nothing serious. During a short lull early afternoon Mrs Mac went to the...
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    07-11-2019, 10:56 AM
    Very heavy rain all day today, already large puddles at the front and back of the bungalow. Definitely not going out so will watch TV and read a book...
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    06-11-2019, 05:30 PM
    Quite cold today at only 7C but got wrapped up and went out for a spin and a latte. Met up with a few people I know and we had a chat in the café. ...
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    04-11-2019, 01:48 PM
    Plan B...……...the sun came out so I have been out for a latte and a chat. Decided to go as it's going to be wet on Tuesday. A bit cool but at least...
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    04-11-2019, 10:29 AM
    Damp, cool and murky this morning with rain forecast. Not going anywhere today, much prefer to be dry and warm!!
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    03-11-2019, 05:33 PM
    No rain today so Mrs Mac has trimmed the new lawn and it looks fine. No café open so got a coffee from our local Coop. Very quiet and didn't see...
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    03-11-2019, 02:10 PM
    All we've seen today is half a dozen sparrows. We don't have any cats nearby, only dogs.
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    03-11-2019, 11:08 AM
    I'm sorry to say that we have hardly any wildlife in our garden at present. No birds, except for a few sparrows and no sign of any animals, except...
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    02-11-2019, 04:36 PM
    Mrs Mac thinks she has lost a mouse today as one of the traps had gone off but there was nothing in it. My Christmas present has arrived (cordless...
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    01-11-2019, 01:30 PM
    Another mouse in the garage this morning. Also, Mrs Mac reports seeing about twenty geese flying over our bungalow yesterday afternoon...……..not in a...
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    31-10-2019, 08:01 PM
    My first spinning rod in 1960 was an 11ft tank ariel. It corroded just above the butt so I had it adapted to a 9ft rod. I landed 8 salmon using it...
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    31-10-2019, 02:45 PM
    Despite the cold, I've been out yesterday and today. Quite a few mobility scooters out and about today…………….I counted ten in all. The café was quite...
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    29-10-2019, 08:38 PM
    kingfisher replied to a thread End of an Era. in General Board
    Pete I share your sadness after seeing the Nith and Lochy fall of a cliff in recent years. Two rivers I loved fishing and sad to say won’t spend too...
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    29-10-2019, 02:47 PM
    Very cold again last night and again today. Managed to get out for a quick spin round the village but didn't hang about as it was cold. Not been out...
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    28-10-2019, 08:02 AM
    mastercaster replied to a thread Lune 2019 in English Rivers
    I think it'll be running out of water this week I'm afraid. Dropping in quickly now after the small rise we had at the weekend, especially after a...
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    27-10-2019, 11:20 AM
    mastercaster replied to a thread Lune 2019 in English Rivers
    Tight lines Dave, hopefully you can post a picture of a fish or two. The dropping water over the past week before yesterday's rise my have...
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    27-10-2019, 10:31 AM
    Heavy rain all yesterday and some houses in the lower part of our village are flooded as well as several places near the river Witham in Lincoln. One...
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    25-10-2019, 10:19 PM
    I thought it must be something like that! It's not far so will take a closer look on Sunday when it stops raining.
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    25-10-2019, 11:32 AM
    Some of you will recall I mentioned a lack of birds in the garden. We have seen a flock of sparrows several times this week but the main thing is the...
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    24-10-2019, 04:00 PM
    Managed to get out on both Tuesday and Wednesday, despite it being quite cool at only 8C during the day. Had my haircut on Wednesday and then went...
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    23-10-2019, 04:36 PM
    Can only assume that Dalswinton stop the salmon fishing end October as I too was surprised to see no rods available for Nov. Had a look on the...
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    23-10-2019, 04:20 PM
    We used to fish Barjarg for 1 or 2 days as a party of 6 before having a few extra days on Dalswinton up to 6 years ago (usually last week Sept/1st...
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    21-10-2019, 12:36 PM
    The Red Arrows are finally back home but we won't see them for a while as they are taking a well earned rest. The other day, five Tucano trainers...
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