Welcome to the A to Z challenge, a blog post everyday of April apart from Sundays, covering every letter of the alphabet. My theme is travel, that thing that we haven't been able to do over the last 12 months, so it seemed appropriate to reminisce about past travels we've taken, looking forward to when … Continue reading A is for Aberdeen, Amsterdam, & Al Hada?
We recently had a lovely weekend in Aberdeen for our anniversary - I wrote about the first part of our weekend in The Twelve Days of Christmas and Cats in Aberdeen. During our journey we stopped in Fochabers for coffee and cake and discovered that they have a window display competition for Christmas. This was our … Continue reading Winter in Aberdeen
Today my beloved and I have been married 18 years so to celebrate we went to Aberdeen for the weekend. Despite a lot of snow we made it to the granite city without any problems to enjoy a couple of lovely days in the cold.The view out of our hotel window with the sea just … Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas and Cats in Aberdeen
When we were in Aberdeen recently we went to Footdee (pronounced Fittie by Aberdonians) which is a former fishing community near Aberdeen harbour. The small village was designed by John Smith in the early 1800's - he went on to design Balmoral Castle which is the Queen's Scottish residence.The houses are built with their fronts … Continue reading Aberdeen’s Hidden Gems – Footdee & Japanese Food
Those that know me know that I'm a little bit crazy about cats (I haven't got enough to be classed as a crazy cat lady yet, but give me time) so imagine my delight when going to a cafe where cats live and roam around whilst you're having coffee and cake. We visited the London … Continue reading Communing With Cats in Aberdeen