Arise fair sun …

Aberdeen in June:

dreich driːx/ adjectiveSCOTTISH (especially of weather) dreary; bleak. "a cold, dreich early April day"
dreich
driːx/
adjectiveSCOTTISH
(especially of weather) dreary; bleak.
“a cold, dreich early April day”

… and why we go on holiday:

'Roastit' 😊
‘Roastit’ 😊

I struggled to find an appropriate word or phrase for ‘warm and sunny’ in an online Scots dictionary. ‘Roastit’, ‘swealtry’ and ‘cosie’ were the only three words on offer, but note that the latter implies being wrapped up warm and not just warm per se! I found them on the ‘RampantScotland’ website and this is how it introduced them:

Here are a few Scots words about being warm. Since there were so few such words (!) there are also words about being cold too …

Enough said, so here is a pic of our pool instead!

Villa Yesero, Pollença
Villa Yesero, Pollença

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😎 - Former scientist, now graduated to a life of leisure. - Family man (which may surprise the family; it certainly surprises him). - Likes cycling and old-fashioned B&W film photography. - Dislikes greasy-pole-climbing 'yes men'. - Thinks Thea Gilmore should be much better known than she is. - Values decency over achievement.

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