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Little Leckmelm

We’ve spent the weekend in Little Leckmelm, a cottage on the shores of Loch Broom near Ullapool, with quite a lot of my family: uncles and cousins and aunts as well as my immediate family.

I live in one of the most beautiful places on earth

We’d been planning to go out somewhere at the weekend, but the weather forecast was looking unhopeful, so we decided against it. I went out in the morning to do some gardening: I mowed the lawn and did a bit of weeding, and checked the seedlings. The tomatoes are now …


Last Saturday was a beautiful day. We took ourselves off to Blair Atholl and had a lovely walk up Banvie Burn. The sunshine was warm and green through the pale beech leaves.