Monthly Archives: November 2014

Deid Man’s Plantin’

Esme and Dougie and I took a walk up to the old cholera pit on the lands of South Barr Farm this morning. Now known as Deid Man’s Plantin’ due to the sycamore trees that have sprouted there, the site is the mass grave of …
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Ketchup!

I found a recipe for ketchup in my Self Sufficiency Bible the last time I read it through, but I hadn’t given it a great deal of thought until the girls finished our bottle of Heinz stuff last night. With burgers on the menu …
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Dougie and I were knackered after the work day on Saturday, so we spent most of the rest of the weekend sitting aboot playing The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.  This is a relatively new game, just a couple of months old, and …
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Barrmill Park Work Day

One of the first things we did when we found our Wee White Hoose was to research the local area, and I was interested to find out that Barrmill, the village just along the road from us, had a conservation group. After …
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