Life in Newburgh on Ythan

By Talpa

I think that they have decided that they might need a bigger lorry!

I finished off the afternoon in a favourite haunt, the local graveyard. The extra shows the roof of the 17th Century Udny Mausoleum which is slated with thick Scotch slates from the Banffshire slate beds. They support a thriving colony of white lichens.

Not for the first time I got to thinking about a suitable epitaph for when my time comes. My daughter suggests "A Unique Combination of Impatience and Procrastination". I quite like that, pithy and accurate as it is!

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