Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Wintery


Scotland's been having lots of snow these last few days. Peterhead seems to have escaped with only a light dusting (thank goodness), but other places in Aberdeenshire have had enough to close their schools and make for nightmare driving conditions. And, my word, it's cold - last time I checked it was -7°C!

I do enjoy a good excuse to wrap up in scarves and gloves and welly boots and coats, though, and so made sure I had time for a frosty walk around the "neighbourhood" this afternoon..

 














I was most relieved to stumble across all three of our local deer family - I've only ever seen one over the last wee while and was beginning to worry the other two had gone to meet their maker.


I do so love the prettiness of snow, but I'm definitely ready for warmer days and shorter, lighter nights.. as soon as possible, please!


8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous photos! I like the truck with the hay bales on it. And all the deer, of course!

    Aberdeen City's not too bad; there are a few inches in the parks, but nothing in the city centre. But, boy, is it COLD!

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    1. Sean Batty keeps telling us the snow's going to hit Aberdeen City and Shire badly on Monday -- I've never hoped so badly for a weatherman to be wrong!

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  2. I smiled at the no parking sign, someone obviously had. Lovely pics as always. Happy New Year.

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    1. I've walked past that same sign innumerable times before and the irony only just struck me on that day. Most amusing!

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  3. Beautiful photos, Laura. I'm so glad the deer are all present and accounted for! x

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    1. Thank you, Christine - me too! A colleague of mine had reported hitting a deer with his car not far from here the other day - he swore it just kept going uninjured, but i was very concerned!

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  4. A fellow blogger also called Laura & also living in Aberdeenshire. Hello kindred spirit! I love the pictures and I have never agreed with anything more than I do this sentence 'I do so love the prettiness of snow, but I'm definitely ready for warmer days and shorter, lighter nights.. as soon as possible, please!'.

    Yes!

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    1. What a lot of coincidences! Thanks for dropping by my blog - i'm off to have a look at yours =]

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