It’s December. I think the majority of you will already be well aware of that fact but I’m writing this down for my own benefit. So why am I not rushing around like a headless turkey doing stuff or even stuffing? I haven’t even made a list, bought a gift, written a card, bought the booze….. oh that reminds me….. Continue reading
… I’ve been thinking…
Let’s talk about boredom…..yawn, yawn, yawn…. yes let’s.
Do we huffty?
Yes we huffty.
(The ‘Tuffty Cub’ in many of my schools, had nothing to do with Tufty the famous squirrel. Our ‘Tuffty Club’ members consisted of those children we teachers found it ‘tough tae’ disabuse of the habit of using the following particular contractions: Continue reading
…Go to pot…
The following extracts are taken from ‘northlanarkshire.gov.uk‘ – re Strathclyde Country Park.
‘Mature woodlands, rough wetlands, wildlife refuges and neat open parkland all surround Strathclyde Loch, a man made loch created in the early 1970s by flooding the old mining village of Bothwellhaugh. However the history of the park can be traced as far back as the Romans with remains of Bothwellhaugh Roman Fort and a Roman bath house and arched Roman bridge within the park. Additionally the site of the Battle of Bothwell Bridge (1679) is located to the north west of the park.’
‘Throughout the year the park is host to various major events including world class international rowing regattas, music events, triathlons, 5k and 10k races, fireworks events, Countryside Ranger Service activities and various club activities; some of our events attract upwards of 100,000 visitors.’ Continue reading