Hot weather and visits from family and friends

Yesterday was hot. BBC weather says it was 24C here which felt pretty awful. How did I ever survive living in Brisbane? At least here the temperature typically falls overnight and one can get a good night's sleep. We're also cooler than many other parts of Europe which are experiencing heat waves right now. I… Continue reading Hot weather and visits from family and friends

It was summer here in February

It has felt like summer here for the past week or so and lots of temperature records have broken. A 120-year winter temperature record for Scotland was broken on February 21 when Aboyne reached 18.3C. This is unprecedented for this region in winter. 18.3C is a summer temperature for us. On the 25th February the… Continue reading It was summer here in February

Duthie Park and buying a house

I took this photo of Duthie Park back in April this year just before all the buds on the trees opened upĀ for spring: Today I went for a run through the park and took some more photos. Here's how it looks now: I love watching the plants and trees change with the seasons. Duthie… Continue reading Duthie Park and buying a house