Category Archives: Things to Do

Return to the Sensory Corridor

By: A.C.

On a recent visit to the David Welch Winter Gardens at Duthie Park, I was a bit alarmed to see that the Sensory Corridor, had been “ renovated” and the herbaceous perennial scented pelargoniums had been removed , only to be replaced with Primrose annuals.Read More

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Adventure Holidays

By A.C.

Holidays are always parts of our lives that we will remember, either for all the right reasons, in how much it was enjoyed by everyone, or the wrong reasons and the disaster that it turned out to be.
I always remember one holiday from very early years when the Cooperative ran convalescent breaks and holidays in a very large house in North Berwick.Read More

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The Story of Nairn

By: B.B.

Nairn

I have become familiar with the town of Nairn on the Moray Coast in recent years, but it’s always a pleasure to revisit old haunts.

Nairn is a Victorian seaside town favoured by Charlie Chaplin, who apparently was a regular holiday visitor.Read More

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Spring in Stonehaven

By: A.C.

The weather on Easter Sunday 2015, was benign sunshine and warmth. So my wife and I decided to drive to Stonehaven for a walk along the front.

Stonehaven is one of those jewels in the crown of Aberdeenshire that everybody knows about, but keeps it secret in case everybody else goes there.Read More

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Stoneywood Path

By: A.C.

Walking along the Riverview Park Walk at Dyce/Stoneywood, can be a bit of trial in winter, as the path areas which are tarmac are not salted, cleared of leaf debris or cleared of run–off soil or debris from the surrounding grass or meadow.Read More

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