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Portsoy Salmon Bothy

We are staying in Portsoy for the blog again this week and this is a picture of Portsoy Salmon Bothy.  The 3 story house was built in 1834 and it comprised of an office, an ice house, a bothy, an area in … Continue reading

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New Year, new growth, new memories to make

I was walking up the garden path yesterday and was surprised to see a couple of the plants on the south side of the house in flower.  It always surprises me when plants just quietly get on with the business … Continue reading

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After the rain

We’ve had all four seasons in the last 10 days: we’ve had blue sky sunny at an amazing 19 degrees; and we’ve had major rainfall and wind; and now we’re back to something more like a seasonal normal. So walking … Continue reading

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Green Flag Award

Duthie Park, Aden Country Park and Haddo Country Park are 3 parks which have just this week been announced as achieving a Green Flag Award.  More than 1470 parks and green spaces across the UK have all met the high … Continue reading

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The time for bluebells

Like many of the early flowers, the bluebells have been amazing this year.  What I like about them is their profusion – they don’t do things by half, and it seems that once they are passed and I pull them … Continue reading

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Preparing for winter!

It’s the question of the moment:  “Have you put your central heating back on?”, with various dates being suggested for the traditional family switch on with some people holding out for 1st October. Here at the Bothy, this week sees … Continue reading

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Unbelievable but true!

I normally put a single photo in the Bothy blog pieces – but today merits two!  When I took Scamp out this morning I decided to take my camera too. It’s amazing that our Bothy guests wakened up this morning … Continue reading

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