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NOVEMBER - "There are always flowers for those who want to see them." Henri Matisse

Sunrise from our garden, Friday, 20th Nov. 2020 We are forecast snow. It doesn't mean that we will have snow. The forecasters can't seem to decide which part of Scotland we're in. I think you may have to travel this far to understand our position - and now is not a great time to do that. Just to clarify things - Inverness, our city, is 106 miles south from here by road. Normally, at this time of year, we have a shopping trip planned. The objective is to take the train, shop until we drop - stopping for lunch only - and get the last train back, being picked up at the station with our Christmas shopping completed. Never works! Well, it all works except for the last bit. The Christmas shopping is most definitely never completed.  We enjoy the day far too much to complete anything. But this year there will be no Christmas shopping trip. The idea of going into a city, albeit a small city, does not appeal right now. I've no intention of collecting a virus on my rather self-in

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