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High tides.

Although we missed the snow here at Ross Bay, we have had some high tides which have washed up some seaweed and debris further around the bay. The high tides and windy weather are great to watch from a toasty warm cottage. You can sometimes hear the sea roaring over at Fauldbog bay, it certainly

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Leaves all gone………….

A few cold spells, and breezes here in Kirkcudbright has seen most of the leaves fall off the trees.  I suppose though it does make way for seeing some more of the views through the bare trees, and those lovely walks with the cold fresh air as you sniff…………hats, coats and gloves on and enjoy

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Sheep management!

Sheep management they call it………..all lambs weaned off their mummies to give them a rest, worming completed and fly deterrent applied so that the horrid flies don’t lay their eggs and cause maggots to grow and hassle the sheep and lambs. The ewes will be pleased to enjoy some time off grazing on the luscious

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