Glen Tanar Toads

Last weekend Gareth and I headed out to Aboyne and went for a walk in the Glen Tanar estate. It’s part of the Cairngorms National Park and contains a National Nature Reserve, as well as farmed cattle, luxury cottages, and a ballroom, amongst other things.

2018-04-08 Glen Tanar
A sunny Spring day, with snow on mountain tops far away

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International Women’s Day 2018


Book cover images sourced from Goodreads

Here’s a look at some books by female writers that I’ve enjoyed in the past year.

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Granite Noir 2018

Aberdeen’s crime writing festival was back for its second year last weekend, with a great lineup of events. I attended some with my workmates on the Sunday.

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SPECTRA Aberdeen

On Friday Gareth and I visited Aberdeen’s SPECTRA light festival. This is the third year it’s been on, but our first time at it.
2018-02-09 Spectra Aberdeen

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Happy New Year

I’ve been going through my photos, and realised that there are so many I’ve not posted on flickr or here; often I don’t post some of the newer photos because I feel like I have to stay ‘in order’ and catch up on the older ones first, which means I end up not posting much at all…
Well, 2018 is the year of “no more self imposed rules that are more trouble than they’re worth”. So here are some of my favourite photos of the past year.

2017-01-28
Starling in the rain

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