Walks Blog – May 2020

First Phase 1 Walk …!
With todayโ€™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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š
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.ย  Join me, if you would like, on my usual pre-work walk route. Itโ€™s always beautiful but especially so on a bright and sunny morning … ๐Ÿ’™
Alison’s Facebook post:ย 
https://bit.ly/2XDeQR1, 27th May, 2020







Green And Growing …
Itโ€™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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š
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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/0meR , 20th May, 2020








Not So Little Lambs …!
The lambs – growing bigger and braver every day … ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2zWwRBk , 20th May, 2020








Rest And Be Thankful …
Our โ€œrest and be thankfulโ€ stop this afternoon after the climb up the Hill of Airlie, overlooking Old Keig and part of the Howe of Alford โ€ฆ๐Ÿ˜€
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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/2TezIfY , 17th May, 2020








Gab o Mey …!
Walking on a beautiful but, oh my, chilly morning. The โ€œGab o Meyโ€, I think! …๐Ÿ˜Š ย 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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/s4zj , 9th May, 2020








Tajinaste Rojo Restrospective …
May, the month Teideโ€™s spectacular Tajinaste Rojo dominate the national park.ย We ventured up through the clouds to walk in Teideโ€™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)๐Ÿ˜Š
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/j9lJ , 9th May, 2020








‘Till The Next Time – The Old Banffshire Coast …
Itโ€™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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š
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 … ๐Ÿ˜Š
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 … ๐Ÿ˜‚
Alison’s Facebook post: https://t.ly/fn3X , 1st May, 2020

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