|It's a beautifully springlike in Carradale today with blue skies, no rain, and mild temperatures.|
All around us are signs that winter might just be starting to end, with flowers popping out of the ground and birds singing their little hearts out above us.
Speaking of birds, early birds about might have noticed the cargo ship Red Duchess steaming up the Kilbrannan Sound and past Carradale at around 8:30 this morning, en route to collect another load of timber at Ardrishaig. No doubt we'll see her heading back later today or tomorrow.
Harry Taggart (or is it Collins?) writes thus to admonish us for our extravagant and decadent lifestyle: