Walks Blog – May 2020

First Phase 1 Walk …!
With today’s first step in the gradual easing of the lockdown rules, we headed to a favourite spot at the foot of the Correen Hills overlooking the Howe of Alford … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/3e5b , 29th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strolling Along With Alison On Her Morning Walk …
Something different today – a tour of our local countryside in nineteen pictures and one video.Β  Join me, if you would like, on my usual pre-work walk route. It’s always beautiful but especially so on a bright and sunny morning … πŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post:Β 
https://bit.ly/2XDeQR1, 27th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green And Growing …
It’s little more than a week since we last walked the riverside path west of Bridge of Alford. How much growth there has been since then … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2ysWkSF , 23rd May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Walk In The Park …
Colours and scents all ways in the Murray Park this morning … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/0meR , 20th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not So Little Lambs …!
The lambs – growing bigger and braver every day … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2zWwRBk , 20th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rest And Be Thankful …
Our β€œrest and be thankful” stop this afternoon after the climb up the Hill of Airlie, overlooking Old Keig and part of the Howe of Alford β€¦πŸ˜€
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2WH1ZOu , 17th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Green Grow The Rushes, O …!
Some scenes from our local walking this weekend. The countryside is turning greener by the day right now … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2TezIfY , 17th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gab o Mey …!
Walking on a beautiful but, oh my, chilly morning. The β€œGab o Mey”, I think! …😊 Β http://www.scotsdictionaries.org.uk/WOTM/Mey.html
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3bsePEj , 13th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oilseed Rape Time …!
The bright yellow of oilseed rape has been with us throughout our local walking this week … πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/s4zj , 9th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tajinaste Rojo Restrospective …
May, the month Teide’s spectacular Tajinaste Rojo dominate the national park.Β We ventured up through the clouds to walk in Teide’s lunar landscape often in our time in Spain, and visiting when these beauties were in bloom was always special. (Pics taken back in 2016 – 2018)😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/j9lJ , 9th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Till The Next Time – The Old Banffshire Coast …
It’s been a while since we last saw the beautiful north east coastline. While we wait, and look forward to the days when we can visit again, something from the archives – Cullen and Crovie, autumn, 2018 … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/5F6f , 5th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Familiar Country Cousins …
We see these guys most every day as we walk in the nearby countryside. Today, they were enjoying the sun and the bright blue skies – as were we … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/DJ9x , 5th May, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rommel’s Baker …!
Struggling to locally source a small bread-maker, we eventually reached out to our German cousins. The user instructions and recipe book were a wee challenge, but we got there … πŸ˜‚
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/fn3X , 1st May, 2020

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