Dumfries & Galloway Day 2 - Saturday 8 April It’s early. It’s still dark outside. Not just dark, it’s noisy. The birds have decided it’s time to get up. I roll over and manage to go back to sleep. 7.15am. One particular blackbird thinks he is in a competition for the loudest bird in Newton … Continue reading Crafty!

Ghost Dog

Dumfries & Galloway Day 1 We should have been heading to Kirkmaiden, close to Drummore and the Mull of Galloway, but our Airbnb hosts pulled the plug on us at the last minute. It’s Good Friday and instead we find ourselves on the way to some hurriedly arranged alternative in Newton Stewart. The journey from … Continue reading Ghost Dog

now, are ye absolutely sure you’re in spain?

The little commercial centre on Calle Toscon. You can find the Highlander Too, Hankey Panky’s, The Tapas Tree and Mario’s Pizzeria here. Puerto Del Carmen Island: Lanzarote Province: Las Palmas Municipality: Tias Autonomous Community: Canary Islands Time zone: GMT +0.00 Currency: Euro Languages spoken: Spanish, although English with an Irish accent would come in handy. … Continue reading now, are ye absolutely sure you’re in spain?