I want to write stuff about my old lady status being activated by the purchase of varifocal glasses, how getting used to them makes me resemble a nodding dog. … More I’ve Been Thinking…..
The similarities were amazing. In fact, it was only when one of them moved I was able to tell which one I was married to. … More My Week in Pictures
It’s now nine years this week since I moved to Orkney. I can hardly believe it, and hate to sound like a boring cliche but I have no idea where the time has gone. (I’ll pop a link in at the bottom to the story as to how I ended up here)
This evening we went to the hotel restaurant for our meal. We’ve had such a relaxing few days and really enjoyed our time together. (We’ve never had a holiday together, not even a honeymoon!) We ordered our food and a few minutes later the waiter seated another couple at a table near to us. The … More A Sorry Tale
Norq from Ork and Orkney Beef are on holiday so no week in pictures this week. However here’s a couple to keep you going until our return. Here’s the view from our hotel balcony taken on our first night as we enjoyed a Prosecco which was a surprise phoned in by Miss Lashes and NotPhil. … More Be Back Soon!
It’s been a corker of a day today and the sun shone and shone. If thistle season is a thing then it’s thistle season right now in Orkney. One of my favourites and there are loads growing at the sides of roads and in peoples fields but sadly none in my garden. I would love … More My Week in Pictures
It all started with a conversation on Facebook about Strictly Come Dancing last winter. It ended up on the island of Graemsay on a summer’s Friday night. A group of us got to know each other by commenting on a weekly basis while Strictly was on and we had a great laugh. I’ve blogged before … More Five Go Mad on Graemsay Island (plus one and an absent friend)
Shopping Week For almost 70 years now, the people of Stromness have been celebrating in style and encouraging people into Stromness to spend their money by hosting Shopping Week. It’s a huge event with all manner of activities for people old and young through the week. One of my favourite events is the daft raft race. … More My Week In Pictures