Does Living In Aberdeen Make You Dismal..?

It was reported in the Evening Express that the city of Aberdeen has been nominated for an award – the annual Carbuncle Awards which seeks Scotland’s most dismal town. Is it true? Is Aberdeen really that bad?

I’ve lived here since 1998 and a lot has changed since I arrived. When I first moved here it was exciting and vibrant…

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Today, it appears rundown and unloved…

Aberdeen, late evening

 

Has it affected me? Have I become more dismal since moving to Aberdeen…

 

And the winner is me...
And the winner of Scotland’s most dismal face is me…

 

Not really – it just looks like it. Smiling gives you wrinkles but I am always smiling on the inside.

What do you think? Does the place in which we live affect our outlook on life?

 

 

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16 thoughts on “Does Living In Aberdeen Make You Dismal..?

  1. I used to live outside of Oslo in Norway. Every single house there is different,unique and painted vibrant colours! In Aberdeen. Housing developments are pretty much all the same and grey… I know it’s the Granite City but Union Street could be done with a bit more colour and less bargain stores!

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      1. Richmond, VA. Two hours south of the nation’s capitol, Washington DC!

        Current temp, at 5:22 PM is 68 degrees F.

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