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  1. Well folks, a stranger checking in, i enjoyed my quick visit to you on Saturday afternoon. nice to see some old acquaintances, and some new peeps that attend now, stirred something inside tbh, think i may call in next year, even stay a couple of nights work permitting, good to see my baby going strong and growing up. cheers steve.
  2. cheers to everonr for attending, if you have any images or comments about the site lesley has a face book page so please do share here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drumroamin-Farm-Camping-Caravan-Site/215196418578381 . bookings will open next year in the new year, and looks like the event will run from the 19th of november. there may be a gathering in spring the weekend before kielder in febuary, cheers steve
  3. sorry guys the takeaway in wigtown closed last winter,
  4. hi all, clear her at the moment, but just wanted to say there has been two cancellations, so anybody who has not booked due to electric bieng unavailable, get intouch with lesley at the site.. cheers steve
  5. Thats a shame steve, would have been good to see the solar talk we missed last year due to the iffy laptop , some other time hopefully
  6. Hi all, as of the other day there was a couple of electric pitches left. Colder weather starting to move in at the end of the week, so here's hopeing for a cold snap during the camp. cheers steve
  7. I hope this aint a let down, been looking forward to this, as good if not better than panstarrs and i will be ok with it.
  8. as posted above startrails is free and easy to use
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  11. Hi all, well august is here, so not long now, still spaces available.
  12. Hi all, used a better camera and a scope insted of a lens, much better results than 2 day's ago, less noise. i uses a cannon 20da, and a wo 66 trip. 4 seconds at iso 500. cheers steve
  13. got some better one's tonight, with better camera ,60da, and through a wo66 not a lens. will post em up later.
  14. Finaly managed to see it as low cloud has been an issue in the western horizon last few night's. taken with a 400d, iso400 200mm lens
  15. hi all , got it here in galloway, s/w scotland, was easy in 10x50 binn's, and was naked eye too, did not spot it till 7.05pm, managed to get the cannon on it with a 200m len's, and a wider view with the 4% cresent moon. happy now....
  16. Hi all, big thank's to the team, great event, even though the clouds won the day, had to rush away late on saturday as the weather was looking bad to get home with rear wheel drive , and towing. Great to see everyone again, and will catch you all at event's later in the year. cheers steve
  17. Hi all, i have had some pm's email's etc about a spring gathering, I have sorted a date with lesley which is thursday 11th april, till monday 15th. this is not an official event as such just a gathering like last year. if you want to book get in touch with lesley. asap here is a link http://www.drumroamin.co.uk/ as it is the end of easter hols, and lesley will hold of on regular bookings so lp is not an issue. Not sure i can make this one yet, and it when kelling is on. post in the thread if you are booked on so folk know who is going. cheers steve
  18. Hi all, we are pleased to announce the 5th galloway starcamp. It will be at the usual venue, which is Drumroamin farm campsite. Propietors: Lesley & Ralph Shell tel 01988840613 The camp start's on wednesday the 6 november 2012, and run's till Monday the 11th. (5 nights) . stay before or after is ok The rates are, electric hookup £14/night. non electric is £12/ night. A deposit of £25 (inc £3 group addmin fee) is payable to secure your booking, and is refundable until 6 oct 2013 , the balance of your booking to be paid before 6th oct 2013 to deter weather watcher,s and no show's. PLEASE BOOK DIRECT WITH THE VENUE For info on event email me at stevefoy@btinternet.com or pm . Due to a change in local events i am not certain of a main day event, but will see if possible and update as needed. see all soon, cheers steve
  19. Hi al, i will be posting some info, very soon, hang in there folks.
  20. Well done, on of my first image's was comet lulin, it is agood catch to get one. and a good image too is even better. Not got ths one as had a break from the hobby for a couple of months as i was near to quitting due to lack of time and weather, so going to do this tommorow. cheers steve
  21. Out of interest there are 32 pitches taken and 2 static caravans too,,, sewe all soon cheers steve
  22. Great replies folks, soon be all on site having a good time, but it's great that all these new whiskeys are comming to the event for me to try. (since my educattion last year, ) but remember lesley who helps me with this event and own's the venue likes chocolates and biccies.. forcast looking ok at the moment for end of week, fingers crossed .. cheers steve
  23. Hi all not long now. finished work yeasterday YIPEEE,. might get down tomorow mike if not tuesday, bit busy trying to addopt a dog as i lost bilbo 3 n a bit weeks ago,,, may call down for a natter , will see how it goes. cheers steve
  24. hi all, the ploughman now has a takeaway inside, pizza kebab, burgers etc. the bladnoch is nice but the meals are pricey. the harbour inn does meals but is a drinkers pub, but there is always the pools room for a good sober chat im,e sure
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