Sunday, September 21, 2014

Food - Local - Bread and Free range eggs

2 miles north of the holiday cottage on the B981
 John and Fiona "Woodlea stables" Crossgates KY11 7ER 
Friday to Sunday
07970908882 or 07803053005
Now selling locally produced potatoes

Fiona's lemon cake mmm
John's ciabatta mmm

Bread and the best fruit loaf ever

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 Panini roll

 Malted wheat, Italian white, Ciabatta, etc

Walnut, Brown, rye, white stick

Local  bread (toasted) and woodland brambles jam

Also tomato bread



Farmhouse white, Ciabatta, French stick, rye, etc.

Rye, regular white tin, rolls a deux

Speciality tomato bread and a rye

Staple Farmhouse

Parmesan and thyme
Even better after John's 2nd bread course

Bread "Peel"

" Sun dried tomato"
 white farmhouse
and wholemeal

This weekend, Sourdough bread, wholewheat rolls

New batch lovingly watched over

White farmhouse, parmesan farmhouse

and of course the eggs.

Rosemary and parmesan baton and farm wholewheat

 3 types of  bread- slow ferment. (18.1.2014)

Stone bake oven

Farmhouse round - stone baked

Monday, July 21, 2014

Woodland and garden at holiday cottage in Fife near Edinburgh

Wild red and yellow raspberries
4.10. 2013
Shaggy ink cap mushrooms on one of our campsite pitches.
 Okay to eat when young and tender

A stone of plums

More brambles (6 and a half pounds) when no collecting vessels available

Brambles from the woodland.
Cooking apples from the holiday cottage garden.

Found in the woodland 5.5.2010,
the 2nd deer antler of the year only weigh 6oz.
Someone said the Roe deer was 3 years of age because of the 3 slight horns.

26.4.2010 the holiday cottage garden:-Lunch on the lawn with family from China

Wild cherry blossom in the woods is out. (Estimate 50 wild cherry trees).
2 buzzards.
3 peacock butterflies.
Wild white currants
Wild red currants

Friday, June 13, 2014

Forth estuary traffic Dalgety Bay

Ruby Princess returns


2.6.2013 Carribean Princess back

15.5.2013 Liner ...Princess back again (Last in July and August 2012.)

6.4.13 - Dingies launching from Dalgety Bay sailing club

7.11.10 - M111 minesweeper heading into Rosyth Dockyard.

W.c 20.9.10- Frigate 231 out of Rosyth,
Destroyer in, Promitheus oil tanker. Yachtsmen.
These are the last months of the Ferry to Zeebrugge,
W.c 13.9.10-Hamilton Spirit oil tanker at terminal,
a barge/floating platform, Yachtsmen,
Forth Tours and maid of the Forth tours.
Dredger in, Frigate F231 in and out all week doing sea trials.
Mare Oreaus oil tanker, Helga Spirit and Hildgaarde.
Oil tankers British Eagle (flying red ensign), Chincha and Eagle Torrance.
24.6.2010 - Oil tankers Searanger and Helgar spirit left port today.
20.6.2010 - The 3 tugs are having spray practice today for oil tankers.
2.6.2010 - Oil tanker Bunga Kasturi Empat moored.
1.6.2010 - Minesweeper leaving Rosyth
27.5.2010 - Oil tanker Livia in. New to this area.
26.5.2010 The Vista of the seas in. Tanker "Carolos" arrived. Eider ducks.

Terminal information:-
Country ship codes:-
For bird activity, see blogpost "Birds" at Dalgety Bay.
22.5.2010 Green coloured tanker BW Lake in yesterday again & left today.
British Cygnet moored. Blue canoe launched off the Moorings.

17.5.2010 Oil tanker Mare Salernum .
"Blue Bay" scrap metal ship into Inverkeithing.

15.5.2010 Liberian registered Oil tanker "Ligovsky Prospect" in today.
14.5.2010 - Delta sailor half full of oil this morning.
The regular "Sarpen" built 2002:-
13.5.2010 - Delta sailor oil tanker.
12.5.2010. Danish cruise ship in at 8.30a.m. White.
Much smaller, only 2 decks. "Vision of the seas".
Maid of the Forth arrived to transport passengers. Back out at 7p.m.
11.5.2010 German cruise liner Mein Schiff. Grey and white.
 Unusual amount of writing on the side, including
and Meeresrayschen. Ruhe Delphine.

There are approximately 200 oil tankers a year
 mooring at the jetty at Hound's point, to take in oil .
Mostly different names and countries.
Some regular like Hildegard and Thornbury.
Also many ships all named after birds, Falcon, Eagle, Robin, etc.

9.5.2010 - 1. First passenger liner of the season M.S.C Orchestra, 5 passenger decks.
Several boats lowered into water to take people to Queensferry.
A tug is keeping it level so it doesn't swing into the shipping channel.

2. Maid of the Forth helping to unload about 2000 passengers.

8.5.2010 -1. BW Lake left with 2 tugs, one of which returned quickly.

2. Ferry tfrom Zeebrugge in at 12 noon and out at 6p.m.

3. SS Harmony, a large container ship left Rosyth.

7.5.2010 - Oil tanker BW Lake in. New to this area.

Light green - not usual colour for a ship.