Burdons on the Bay

Monthly Archives: June 2014

I know she is still just a baby, but it really is incredible to me how Olive has shown strength, courage and determination through the whole process she has been through, having been born with bilateral talipes. Not only that but she has done it in such a graceful, gentle and peaceful way. She has had treatment for severe bilateral talipes (clubfoot) on both feet from being 10 days old. She’s been through weekly… Read More

On our way home from Achnagairn, we split the journey up and stayed overnight in Kinross. Just before we left Achnagairn, we went over to the lodges to say some more goodbyes. Olive was sitting on the grass on a patch of clovers. Marian fished out something from her mouth. It was only a four leaf clover! What a perfect note to end the holiday on as we look towards new beginnings… Read More

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After a fantastic visit to Edinburgh and Stirling and a leisurely start to Joshua’s birthday, we arrived at Achnagairn. Our excitement had been mounting as we worked our way up to the highlands in our car. We passed beautiful vistas, lochs, fields of bluebells gracing the hills and snow capped mountain peaks. We listened to ‘Everything is awesome’ from the Lego movie on repeat (especially for the birthday boy) interspersed with ‘California’ by… Read More

The dream was becoming a reality and that reality required a lot of hard work and organisation. The job Dave agreed to carry out in exchange for use of Achnagairn castle was a big one. It took up a lot of his time, often requiring very late nights and early morning starts. He did this in the run up to Christmas  and whilst Heather was looking after the other five children. This included many… Read More

A couple of years ago, we were chatting about about some of our hopes and dreams. We remembered some of the wonderful moments we’d already had and thought up new experiences we could enjoy in the future. We love to remember places we’ve been, seen and things we’ve eaten! Moments of joy, laughter, relaxation and even sacredness. Even moments of hard, hard work that we can now see the fruits of, and are so… Read More