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Astronomy (13 posts)

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Aurora Borealis ()
An incredible display of the Northern Lights seen from rural Aberdeenshire
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Planetary Conjunction and Aurora Borealis ()
A long day featuring a pre-dawn conjunction between Venus, Mars and Jupiter followed in the evening by a show of the Northern Lights
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The Hunt for Comet ISON ()
A night spent searching for a photographing comets in the winter skies

Culture (4 posts)

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SPECTRA ()
An evening spent at SPECTRA, the festival of light, held in the centre of Aberdeen
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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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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
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Easter in Northern England ()
An Easter weekend spent visiting family in North Yorkshire and Newcastle

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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Tuscany (Part 3) ()
The third part of our trip to Tuscany, Italy where we visited Siena and the Chianti hill country
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Venice Day 2 ()
A second day in Venice, visiting San Rocco, the Rialto and St Mark's Square
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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

Mountains (2 posts)

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Dundee Mountain Film Festival ()
A first visit to the Dundee Mountain Film Festival held at the University of Dundee
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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

Music (6 posts)

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Duncan Chisholm at Woodend Barn ()
A stunning concert held at Woodend Barn, Banchory featuring Scottish fiddler Duncan Chisholm playing songs from the Strathglass Trilogy
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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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10 Favourite Albums of 2012 ()
My ten favourite albums released during 2012

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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Perth Model Railway Show ()
Highlights of layouts from the Perth Model Railway Show
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Heritage Diesel Day at Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway ()
A ride behind 27001 at the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway
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Aberdeen Model Railway Exhibition ()
A visit to the annual model railway exhibition in Aberdeen featuring layout photos

Scotland (17 posts)

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Highland Weekend ()
A weekend spent visiting Foyers on Loch Ness, returning via Castle Stalker and Kilchurn Castle
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Glasgow Science Centre ()
A visit to the Glasgow Science Centre of the south bank of the River Clyde
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Edinburgh ()
A weekend trip to Edinburgh taking in the Modern Art Gallery, the National Art Gallery and the National Museum of Scotland

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 Four) ()
The fourth part of our trip to Georgia, USA, with a trip to northern Florida including Cumberland Island and St Augustine
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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