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Margaret’s 100th

  Two centenarians Had a wee problem there with the size of the photo – more practice is needed I think. ¬†Anyway, it was great party with bagpipes, a singer, the provost, and about 100 people in all. ¬†There was … Continue reading

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My new car

I’ve driven it to Inverurie to get a good feel for it and I love it. I can overtake lorries going uphill – wow, that’s a novelty. But the most important thing of all is, of course, the colour – … Continue reading

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Home from holidays

Got back to horizontal rain and wind so didn’t notice the serious dent in my car wing till next day – and I’m just about to trade it in, so that’s cost me a good bit extra. Mind you, no … Continue reading

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Even more snow

Here’s Linda’s back garden in Inverurie. She has to dig her way out daily and won’t be able to use her car till spring!

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My first painting of 2010

I thought about taking up painting in my ‘downtime’ but maybe not chairs! If you look closely you will see the patches and some of you might be thinking ‘she didn’t sand that properly’ and ‘she should have given it … Continue reading

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Christmas was lush

As (Gavin and) Stacy would say, or abundant if you prefer. The MacCauleys (Emma’s parents) are very hospitable and it was wonderfully full of food, drink and good company, so what more could you ask for? Here’s a sampler to … Continue reading

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White Christmas Eve

It’s beautiful today, very pretty, and a bit warmer now at minus 2, having been minus 10 during the night. Not much of a winter for my friends in Canada or China, but for Edinburgh, it’s quite unusual. As always, … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree 2009

That’s it, then, the tree’s up and ready. We had some heavy snow showers today but wet stuff so not lying at all. I’m feeling the strain of all the marking I’ve been doing – or was it the tiramisu … Continue reading

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St Andrew’s weekend

It was so badly publicised that I might have missed it, but I had such a good time in St Andrew’s Square yesterday. There was music, break-dancing, cookery displays and a procession of the most weird and amazing art cars … Continue reading

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Golden Oldies

I went up north for my Uncle Jimmy’s 86th birthday on 3 September. Here are three of the ‘golden oldies’ enjoying a wee sherry. And here’s a shot of the birtdhay lunch. I went with a bit of a sore … Continue reading

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