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Who surprised who?

Just tootling along minding our own business, looking to see if the grass was ready to cut for silage, and I think we made the deer jump!  There are several deer to be seen down here at Ross Bay in the different patches of woodland around the farm, living and hiding behind the gorse.  There

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Grey Days.

We all have those grey days don’t we, where the weather is miserable, however here at Ross Bay there is always something to look at, good weather or bad.  It may be the boats bobbing about in the bay, the direction of the rain, the colour of the sea, or the waves crashing against the

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The view from the office in June!

Well I have to say this is one of our favourite views, looking down the lighthouse field, or so we call it, and overlooking Ross island.  It is a little haven of contentment, peace and quiet.  You really could be anywhere when you just look out to sea.  A picnic overlooking the island is a

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The view of the bay.

Our beautiful bay is just the perfect medicine to relax and take a step back in time, and let the world pass you by for a few days.  The sunshine looks glorious as it reflects on the high tide in the bay.  The constant ebb and flow means there is always something different to see

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Surprise late arrival.

Imagine our surprise when we saw a new born lamb in the field in late May.  The young mum is so proud and protective.  They run quite fast out of our way, lamb hugging mums side as the talk to each other.

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Looking around.

The sheep are enjoying their grazing and not too impressed by our presence on the hill on the quad bike, requesting a pose for the camera!

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Sheep shearing all done for 2017.

The lovely sunshine at costa del ross, made the sheep glad to have their long warm fleeces clipped off.   All wrapped up and put in bags, just waiting to be collected and made into some lovely warm winter garments.  The lambs are growing and enjoying relaxing and lapping up the heat whilst exploring the

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Water lillies on the pond.

Another photograph from the photogenic Threave Gardens in Castle Douglas. The peaceful pond with its water lillies just sitting!

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Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas.

We had a family day out to visit Threave Gardens at the weekend.  It was a lovely experience with many beautiful plants, shrubs, and garden areas to explore, while the sun shone.  A locally made ice cream was a must, as was a tour around the visitors shop, small plant centre and of course the

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Sandy beaches around Kirkcudbright.

Why not explore all the local sandy beaches around Kirkcudbright (not our muddy Ross Bay)?  There is Sandgreen, Carrick, Mossyard, Brighouse Bay, Dhoon Bay, and lots more.  Our dogs certainly enjoy lying in the sunshine on the warm soft sand, would yours?

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