Monthly Archives: July 2016

Old Schoolhouse, Boyndie, Grampians

A trip out to the Boyndie Trust. I am not keen on wind turbines personally. At Boyndie, it is possible to position oneself close to the turbines. They have a reputation for “noise pollution”, but I did not find them … Continue reading

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Whitehills Gala, inc. RNLI Macduff

Sat 23 Jul was the Whitehills 50th Anniversary Gala. Whitehills is a small fishing village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that lies three miles west of Banff on the Moray Firth. Banff Castle Pipe Band The pipe band led a parade into … Continue reading

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Life saving story 1: the school

There is no first cause, only links in a chain of causation. So, in this article, I must start somewhere, and omit mentioning other events prior to that. In an earlier post, I related how I went to Skegness, and … Continue reading

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An effective HYP strategy

Mechanical HYP (high-income) strategies were discussed in March 2012 on a Motley Fool post (http://goo.gl/eN7myr) by a user called F958B. I don’t think he has posted for a long time on account of the negative criticisms he attracted sometimes. In … Continue reading

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Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire

I took a little trip out. Here’s what I saw.

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Cullen Beach, Grampians

Cullen beach is described as one of the best beaches in the Grampian region. It is located in Moray, not far from Aberdeenshire, where I live. Fresh from my trip to Skegness, I thought I owed it to the Scotts … Continue reading

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Butlins redcoat demonstrates meaning of life

I returned from my holiday at Butlins, Skegness, on Monday, experiencing my first “staycation”. The famous Zen koan of Hakuin Ekaku is: what is the sound of one hand clapping? What caught my interest is that in the pavilion, a … Continue reading

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