Merry Christmas from the Rudland family

Archive for January, 2008

Loch Ettrick

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Last Sunday Mum and I decided to have a day off from house and garden work. We had decided to try a road which I had not been on for many years, (Mum said she had never been before)
With a picnic in hand, up to Parkgate and turned left towards Ae village. This [...]

Station Road, Old and New

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

In the local museum I found an etching of a Station Road view which would appear to have been made from a point where our garden now lies. Judging by the buildings in the middle distance, the date would appear to be mid 1850s. The building on the left has a bit of [...]

Year end - 2007

Monday, January 7th, 2008

For Christmas 2007 we had the Norrie menage to stay. On Sunday, 23 December, Rowan, Tony and the children arrived and brought piles of prezzies for the tree. Kenneth arrived on Monday in his new Fiat Abarth bringing more goodies.
Tuesday, Christmas day, saw fun and frolics opening everybody’s parcels - nobody [...]