There was a wonderful fungus growing alongside this path
Caroline for identifying this as the Yellow Brain fungus!
The route then passes down a steep streamside path, which feels like a secret passage between a field and a golf course
the path eventually crosses the Braid Burn
Meanwhile, if you use vintage thread spools in crafts, I've just added some to the Crafty Green Poet Etsy Shop.
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