Walks Blog – Feb 2021

An Optimistic Chorus …
If the volume of the birdsong is anything to go by, Spring has arrived as far as our feathered friends are concerned … 🎢🎡😊
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3bMFzBwΒ  , 27th February, 2021








Kind Conditions At Craigievar …
A mild and sunny afternoon on the Craigievar Castle trails … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/2O81haU , 27th February, 2021








Signs Of Spring …?
Back to easy walking on Ardhuncart Hill this afternoon. Who knows if the wintry weather has finished with us for the season but, this week, we appreciate blue skies and much milder temperatures … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3dNdQn6 , 25th February, 2021







Warm Memories …!
As contrast to the grey weather today, bright and sunny Granadilla, a town high in the medianΓ­as (middle slopes – the traditional farming areas) on Tenerife. I took this snap a few years ago and it’s still one of my favourites … πŸ’™πŸ˜Š #archive
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/2ZBG2ky , 20th February, 2021





Snow Gone …?
The snow has mostly gone in the village but just a mile or so away it’s still very much hanging around in sheltered places. Elsewhere the Don’s in spate, the wee burns have become rivers, and the paths are muddy obstacle courses …! 😬😁
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/37xV5Qo , 20th February, 2021







Snow Go Soon …?
These from the weekend after high winds and snow drifts blocked many roads around and about.
Now slowly thawing, will it be the last snow of the winter? Time will tell … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/2NxW1Ns , 16th February, 2021








Beautiful Moments …
This long spell of particularly harsh winter weather – the heaviest snowfalls in many years and temperatures plunging to minus 20 here – brings with it issues of all sorts. But, my, there are some beautiful moments … πŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/2Opge8I , 12th February, 2021






Winter Rations …
It’s a tough time for birds and our feeders are super busy. I’m resisting photo shoots, though – their visits may be their only opportunity for food and I don’t want to risk frightening them off. I did, however, manage a quick snap of no-fear Robin and wily Yellow Hammer this afternoon ..! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3tS6OD1 , 12th February, 2021








Snow Go Shuffle ..!
The night shift….β„οΈπŸ‘
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/2Z3PUTP , 9th February, 2021







Snow Go Scaffies …!
A shout out to Aberdeenshire Council bin guys in today’s difficult conditions … πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3oXMs7O , 8th February, 2021





Variable Weather …!
The snow continues to fall and we’re not venturing far from our door right now. It was a different picture on this day last year, though – walking at old favourite, Govals Woods … 😊 #archive
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3cRpWuL , 6th February, 2021









Wonders Of Wintry Weather …?
Let’s return home from Spain, we said.πŸ˜‚
We miss the seasons, we said.πŸ˜‚
Let’s move to the countryside we said. πŸ˜‚
(We love itπŸ’™)
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3rkdfN2 , 4th February, 2021

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