Low flying planes…

While taking the dogs for a walk in Black Andrew forest. I bumped into Walter Baxter, a photographer a low flying aircraft enthusiast.  We had a chat about these amazing planes that come over the house and hills.  He very kindly gave me a lot of his photographs and I…

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An amazing Wedding @ The Mill – MR & MRS WATSON

WEDDING / WEDDING / WEDDING ! Saturday the 4th June was the Wedding day for Bertie Watson (our nephew) and Rachel Pembroke at The Mill.   On Friday the weather was perfect for the huge set up ahead, we had a house load of friends and family all arriving in…

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Rachel Coyle’s Wildlife visit to The Mill @ Lewinshope

Rachel’s survey blog Hello everyone, my name is Rachel and recently I have been doing a bit of survey work at Lewinshope. I am wildlife enthusiast and I have been working with wildlife charities over the past 3 years, carrying out habitat management work on nature reserves.  Like many people…

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Swallows, Swifts & Martins by Rachel Coyle

A visit to Lewinshope last week proved a treat for me (the bird geek) for some great sightings of nest building swallows and house martins. Having a good number already creating their own nests on the buildings at Lewinshope, Lulu and Johnny are keen to help provide more places for…

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Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles, Pralines & Ganache Class

We had a fun afternoon at Cocoa Black’s and made the most delicious chocolate truffles, praulines from 1:00 to 4:00 We arrived early for a brief lunch in Peebles at the Coltman’s Delicatessen, Kitchen & Bar which I would  highly recommend.  We started off by being offered coffee or a delicious hot chocolate.…

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Etsy Shop – THEMILLatLEWINSHOPE

We have opened an Etsy shop! THEMILLatLEWINSHOPE I had lots of help from my beautiful assistant for a few days Ella Mcliester who took a lot of the photographs and measured and added to the description of the items.  It was a long process but lets hope its worth the…

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Easter Time.

Easter weekend is here.  Good Friday today and holiday time for everyone. We had a wonderful week last week with our Facebook competition. Our winner for the weekend at The Mill is KATE REINSCH who was delighted to find out that she had won and is ready to book her…

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Grey Mare’s Tail Walk

Sunday Morning @ 10:00am Johnny and I parked the car at the bottom of The Grey Mare’s Tail. It took less than 25 minutes from The Mill meandering up the A708,  past St Mary’s loch, admiring the beautiful valley as we travelled. On arrival we put a £2 coin into…

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Imminent Wedding in June.

Its exciting news that our nephew Bertie Watson and Rachel Pembroke are getting married in June at The Mill. We are delighted that they want to get married here. The plans are fitting together and the marquee has been booked and food ready for the big day when two become…

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