Sometimes life feels like Groundhog Day. Has it really been a year since we went ice-skating at the Christmas markets? We went again today and it felt like we just … Continue reading Ice-skating at the Christmas markets
We’ve been so lucky with the snow so far this winter. It’s another winter wonderland outside this morning. Elizabeth told me that when she sees all the snow outside it … Continue reading Winter wonderland
Yesterday there was lots of snow in Aberdeen and the Martin household was jumping with joy! It’s very pretty when it snows. There was much excitement in the school playground … Continue reading Snow in Aberdeen!
We’ve taken off a bit early for the Christmas holidays; we’re spending it in the very lovely Perthshire. Here are a couple of pics from the drive today. We just … Continue reading Perthshire for Christmas
We had our first frost last week and there’s another heavy frost this morning. I went outside to take some photographs. It’s very pretty. I used to miss frosty mornings … Continue reading Frozen
I get cold feet. I’ve tried lots of things like wearing thick socks and sometimes two layers of socks. I have lots of good winter boots but still I get … Continue reading How to keep your feet warm in winter
Most of the snow melted yesterday but then it snowed again overnight so there are beautiful scenes outside again today. I wish we had more days like this each winter … Continue reading More snow in Aberdeen
Last night I decided we were going to book a car today and drive in search of some snow. But when I woke up and looked out our bedroom window … Continue reading Snow in Aberdeen!
The days are getting noticeably longer again. It seems to change very quickly from light to dark as winter sets in and then from dark to light again as winter … Continue reading Snowdrops in my garden and the Christchurch earthquake
It snowed a bit again last night and I was very excited when I saw it this morning: Ben was even more excited about it than last time: It was beautiful!
It’s getting close to the shortest day of the year now and according to BBC weather, sunrise is at 8:36am and sunset at 3:26pm in Aberdeen. However it’s light at … Continue reading Enchantment on a bicycle
I have been longing for some snow but there has been none. We haven’t even had a proper frost, that is, not until this morning and the first real frost … Continue reading A beautiful frosty morning
I recently crocheted a jumper for Elizabeth. It was quick, easy and very cheap to make with the wool costing less than $10. Here she is modelling it: Although we … Continue reading Crochet jumper for Elizabeth
I’ve noticed a change in the weather this week. The nights have become cooler and suddenly, I’m sleeping really well. Maybe it’s just a coincidence. I can wear jeans again … Continue reading Bare feet are for cavemen