steady run 1:03:00 
Pressendye from Tarland woods carpark, direct up, back via top loop then direct (missing out Pittendreich).
Ground out the climb, feeling fairly strong leg wise. Trying to lift knees and drive with straight rear leg, up and down. Felt good on descent - hills in past few weeks must be working :-)
View from the top of Pressendye must be one of the best in Aberdeenshire - all the way from Lochnagar, Ben Avon, Cairngorm to the northern hills (Rinnes, Binn of Cullen, Tap O'Noth, Bennachie) and then the southern line, Durris, Kerloch, Mt Shade, Clachnaben, Battock, Keen etc.
Maybe I should aim to visit all the visible tops in 2020... done quite a few already (including most of the biggies!).