The clocks go back this weekend ushering in that time of year when, for many cyclists, dust sheets are thrown over bikes before they are packed away for the winter months.
In a small, green garden overlooking the exposed salt flats of Wigtown bay and the distant hills and woods of Creetown, 81-year-old Nanette Craig is overseeing the planting of a new apple tree.
Wigtown Book Festival
Edward Snowden will today be inducted as rector at the University of Glasgow.
US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been elected the new rector of Glasgow University in a decision that has left many students enraged.