Monday, March 24, 2014

Campsnaps - Jobs and views around the campsite

Video of some 2014 events


Grass seeding bare patches on pitches



25.3.2014
note the old yellow esso oil can

Fueling up for the best job of the week-
sit on lawnmower for camp pitches

 Pitch  grass clippings

24.3.2014
Near the pitch "Belle"
Daffodils and leopard's bane leaves



19.3.2013

Logs for seasoning for your campfires



15.3.2014
Pitch next to "Catkin"

Sibling pitch to "J Way"
Self set silver birch

10.3.2014 Sun on lower camp

Sandstone ruins of "Rosebank" (1890's) cottage







One of the huge variety of tents that have been pitched here


Sun around a campfire area



Badger hide


4.30p.m. 7.3.2014.
 Welcome from the sun and trees at the lower pitches.


18.2.2014

Steps and rope handrail to first set of  woodland "Pitches".

 3 types of moss, yellow on twig, green on sandstone, also blue.
A sign of a good oxygen level. No wonder people feel good in a woodland.




Steps from No. 1 holiday cottage into campers' lane.



Stone wall to campsite,
built in 1890's and water run off from top pitches.

Beech tree base.

17.2.2014

 Stream from balcony of camping shack

1 of the Recycling areas





Sandstone quarry in the valley (our cottages were built from this)



Sunday, March 23, 2014

Food - Farmers market. Woodland. Health and safety. First aid

Farmers markets
 23.3.2014

http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/First-aid/Everyday-First-Aid

http://www.countrylovers.co.uk/wfs/wfsurban.htm Sorrel
http://www.badgerland.co.uk/shops/books/countryside/food_for_free.html

Some of the plants you'll find in our woodland that are edible.
Don't be tempted by mushrooms and plants that you don't know.

Garlic mustard, young lime green beech leaves in May, dandelion leaves.
Fruit - wild rasperries, strawberries,blackberries, gooseberries,
Herbs - lovage, mint, sage, rosemary.
Funghi - giant puffball, shaggy inkcap.
See holiday cottage blog post on wild flowers........for more plants.
http://holiday-cottage-edinburgh.blogspot.com/2010/05/donibristle-aerodrome.html

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Food - Take away Dalgety Bay

3 miles east of campsite at Dalgety Bay:-
Spice of India 01383 821313
 Lamb Nentara, Lamb Madras, rice, dhal, 2 chapattis, 1 paratha
                                                           16.3.2014 £20 Enough for 4 




Fish Bar Dalgety Bay


Simon's kitchen chinese
woks





Bella Italia, http://www.bellaitalia.co.uk/menu/main-menu/7Chinese buffet, Pizza hut,
Nando's chickenMcDonalds, pub, Dobbies cafe.

Craigies Organic farm http://www.craigies.co.uk/jamkitchen.htm

Inverkeithing - Burgh Arms