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…..
People take incredible photos but I’m afraid when I went vaguely near the edge I felt physically sick and retreated pretty quickly. All I ended up taking a photo of was an arty look stone cairn that someone else built and a building that looked like a surprised face. I’m sorry. … More My (late) Week in Pictures
My apologies, I know my week in pictures is a favourite for many but I’m having serious internet issues and try as I might I can’t get any pictures uploaded. My week in pictures is absolutely no use without the pictures right? Hoping to have normal service resumed very soon.
Rain, Rain and Rain Again In a week of stormy political change in the U.K. , the weather managed to reflect that. I knew bad weather was coming so went and said goodbye to my beloved peonies before they were smashed to smithereens by the wind and rain. It poured and poured with rain in … More My Week in Pictures
I love all the dresses from days gone by. The style, the glamour, the elegance. So why when I was growing up did it suddenly change and women started wearing dresses made from curtains? … More Doon Memory Lane a Stromness event
Late Night Light It’s the time of year in Orkney when it hardly gets dark at all and we all spend our time sitting up late, even on a school night, taking photos just to prove it. The light is magical and the peace and quiet beautiful and special when you stand outside your front … More My Week in Pictures
I also discovered a date on my salt this week. Surely not? rock salt that has been around for a gazillion years must suddenly be consumed by July 2017. In my opinion its a conspiracy by the salt people to make us throw away out of date salt and buy new salt. I won’t do it I tell you.