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Astronomy (13 posts)

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Aurora Borealis ()
An evening spent near Midmar Kirk in Aberdeenshire observing the Northern Lights
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Twilight Wanderers - Venus, Mars and the Moon ()
Viewing a conjunction of Mars, Venus and the Moon from Aberdeen
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Winter Solstice Total Lunar Eclipse ()
A total lunar eclipse viewed from Aberdeen on the day of the Winter solstice

Culture (4 posts)

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The GiftED Sculpture Tour ()
A visit to the exhibition of book sculptures held at Aberdeen's Central Music
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British Science Festival in Aberdeen ()
A visit to the British Science Festival held at the University of Aberdeen
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May Festival ()
Concerts, poetry readings, short stories and a celebration of James Clerk Maxwell at the University of Aberdeen's May Festival

England (4 posts)

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Mount Grace Priory ()
A visit to Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens in North Yorkshire
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Southbound - Easter by Rail ()
A trip to England by train taking in North Yorkshire, London and Norwich
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A Tour of England's North Country ()
A tour taking in Hadrian's Wall and the castles of Northumberland

France (1 posts)

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Paris ()
A long weekend trip to Paris taking in art galleries, Montmartre, the Champs-Elysee and the Eiffel Tower

Italy (5 posts)

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Venice Day 1 ()
Our first day in the beautiful Italian city of Venice taking in some of the local canals near the Ghetto
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Tuscany (Part 2) ()
The second part of our trip to Tuscany, Italy where we visited several villages in the Val d’Orcia
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Venice Day 2 ()
A second day in Venice, visiting San Rocco, the Rialto and St Mark's Square

Mountains (2 posts)

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Dundee Mountain Film Festival ()
A second year attending the Dundee Mountain Film Festival taking in sessions on the Friday evening and Saturday
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Dundee Mountain Film Festival ()
A first visit to the Dundee Mountain Film Festival held at the University of Dundee

Music (6 posts)

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2022 Music Review ()
A look back at my favourite albums from the year as well as summarising my Last.fm stats and my Spotify Wrapped
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An Evening with Dawes ()
Seeing the band Dawes at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow
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2023 Music Review ()
A look back at my favourite albums from the year as well as summarising my Last.fm stats and my Spotify Wrapped

New Zealand (1 posts)

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New Zealand Part 1 ()
Our long flight out to New Zealand with a brief stop in Hong Kong airport

Norway (1 posts)

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Three Weeks in Haugesund ()
A three week work trip to Haugesund in Norway gave me a first opportunity to see the landscapes of fjord land

Railways (6 posts)

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Aberdeen Model Railway Exhibition ()
A visit to the annual Aberdeen Model Railway Exhibition featuring photos of a wide variety of layouts
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Aberdeen Model Railway Exhibition ()
A visit to the annual model railway exhibition in Aberdeen featuring layout photos
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Winter Diesel Gala ()
Photos from a day at the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway who ran a Winter Diesel Gala to celebrate the end of the year

Scotland (17 posts)

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National Museum of Flight ()
A visit to the National Museum of Flight near Haddington to the east of Edinburgh where the star attraction is a Concorde
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Dunblane Cathedral ()
A visit to the Leighton Library and Cathedral in Dunblane on a damp autumn day
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Glasgow Science Centre ()
A visit to the Glasgow Science Centre of the south bank of the River Clyde

United States of America (4 posts)

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Georgia (Part One) ()
The first few days of our trip to Georgia, USA, taking in a road trip around north Georgia and the Appalachian mountains
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Georgia (Part Two) ()
The second part of our trip to Georgia, USA, taking in Atlanta and the long drive via Macon to the coast
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Georgia (Part Four) ()
The fourth part of our trip to Georgia, USA, with a trip to northern Florida including Cumberland Island and St Augustine