North. West. East. South. All directions that seemed to be popping up on the met office observations page for Drumalbin, Charterhall and Eskdalemuir.

Well what do the forecasters know? They all suggested it would get windier into the night - which cast a big doubt on any solstice flying.
Then again, sometimes you just have to be in it to win it. Turned out to be a lovely evening and flyable - only just though as at times not enough wind!