Back to the blog

Garybuie’s blog has taken a back seat for the past week as Kevin’s mum & aunt have been visiting. We all had a relaxing time together and the weather was fairly kind although it was breezy on and off with the odd shower thrown in for good measure. A tip for visiting Skye: Always wear layers, the top one being waterproof! Now although both ladies are Yorkshire lasses, ‘Calendar Girls’ they certainly weren’t – more like a ‘Pack-a-mac Pair’!

pack-a-mac pair

pack-a-mac pair

Of course nothing else around the place had the week off. Veggies and ducklings are a-growing at a great rate and today we had a lovely surprise when Nest Thief emerged from amidst the tall grass and wild flowers with seven chicks!

nest thief

Needless to say that everyone had to come and inspect the new arrivals!

visiting the newcomers


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6 Responses to “Back to the blog”

  1. Diane Fairhall Says:

    Crikey! Aren’t they alike, the Pac-a-Mac Pair! Are they twins?

  2. garybuie01 Says:

    No Diane, they’re 12 years apart. All six siblings look very similar.

  3. Gillian Hulse Says:

    Thanks a lot Christine! You certainly caught the moment but we had a good laugh and certainly enjoyed our week on Skye. Lots of love, Gillian xx

    • garybuie01 Says:

      Good to ‘hear’ from you on the blog again Gillian! Will we ever forget the pink poncho!
      Christine x

  4. Gillian Hulse Says:

    Definitely not! Best bargain ever! Thanks again for a lovely week.
    Good to see the new pics of the ducklings, they’ve certainly grown a lot since we came! Gillian xx

  5. garybuie01 Says:

    And BB has just hatched seven chicks today! Watch out for some pics soon – if she lets me!
    Christine x

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