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6th July 2014


An excellent weekend, walking the dogs with Claire's sister on Saturday, and walking the whole family to Bridge 49 for lunch today. We started today with swimming, probably Aidan's longest session yet. His ability in the water remains inspirational.


I returned to work this week, surprising myself with how comfortable I was. Aidan is in nursery three days, and seems happy. Claire's parents look after him Thursdays, and Claire doesn't work Fridays.

The week before, we joined Claire's family in a self-catering cottage near Banchory. Much of the area is not really set up for tourists, but the views were often spectacular, especially from our converted stables, and Aidan loved the stone circles and castles. He especially enjoyed touching the stones; texture currently fascinates him. Much eating out, with the Boat Inn in Aboyne proving a particular favourite. Aidan sampled a little of everyone's dishes. He loves his food. On our return, the first meal I cooked was greeted with disdain. Daddy's cooking cannot compare, it seems...
Posted: 2014-07-06 23:27:21
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