A chap I know says he loves the end of January. We get paid after been skint all January and February is a short month and he calls it the 'end of Winter'. How I would love to have his outlook, I hate February, it's still not warm and with the British weather I never believe that March is going to be much better.£50 Zoggs voucher - closes 10th February 2022 - click here to enter
Many years ago I went to see a friend in Aberdeen for Hogmanay, acting like a daft southerner I only took the fairly light jacket I wore around London. We went out to see the Stonehaven Fireballs and I froze and could barely sip my can of beer, never mind enjoy it! So, for me Scotland is best enjoyed in spring or summer...
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Hopefully it looks like the worst of Covid is behind us and this year we'll get back to normal, so today is the last day I'll sign off asking you to stay safe, of course I still mean it, but in the interests of normality I just won't say it.
Stay safe and good luck.
But this year, especially after yesterday's announcement, I'm going to try and see February as the start of 'spring'.
So today I'm going with some 'end of winter' competitions, let's start with a