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Bottled Water – It Will Never Catch On —

We took the back road to Blackford from Auchterarder earlier today ..

It’s called the Bardrill Road .. little used now as the farm by that name doesn’t appear to exist any more —

I had just left school when I lived around here and couldn’t get on my bike and offskie quick enough —

Yet here I am proudly showing Helen around the life I once lived —

The naked eye spots Ben Vorlich on the horizon – a Munro on the south side of Loch Earn not far from where we live now – possibly twenty miles from here as the crow flies – perhaps less —

The main road bypasses Blackford now and the other major change is the big Highland Spring water bottling plant – I remember thinking when the idea was first mooted to build the plant – ‘bottled water? It will never catch on’ —

Little did I know —

 
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Cat’s the Boss in Our House …

Seamus is about five years old against Loki’s four and our cat definitely makes the most of his seniority … And his sharper claws …

This evening he has taken over the dog’s bed …

Loki may pretend his nose is out of joint … but he won’t come to any harm on the fireside rug …

Peace reigns for now …

 
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The Rally Cargo with Leccie Assist

Helen in pensive mode enjoying a coffee from the bike shop in Auchterarder …

Having seen the monster cargo bike that has just caught her eye behind that plate glass windae by her left elbow …

I’m thinking it would be better fitted with a big Cummins diesel and Allison transmission than a tiny leccie motor/battery arrangement …

 
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Autumn Colours

Looks like an oak …

Could be an oak .. or is it a maple .. will have to go back for another look ..

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2021 in out and about