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…..
It’s not often I wake up feeling like someone has taken a blow torch to my legs, but following my monumental (for me) hill climb last weekend that’s exactly how I felt on Monday morning. What had seemed like a good idea at the time had ended up being several hours of humiliation at my snail-like speed … More My Week In Pictures – In The Bleak Midsummer
Many of you will remember I did a Sponsored Swim last year. It was to raise money for Women’s Aid in memory of the death of my cousin Steph. Women’s Aid decided they would like some benches for the garden and this week they were delivered. It was very touching to see them in situ and … More My Week In Pictures – Fun Times, Uphill Challenges and Football Widows.
‘How many more shops do we have to go into?’ Ah, this isn’t going to end well is it? I thought to myself. Orkney Beef and I had come on a little trip ‘South’ this weekend and Orkney Bef wasn’t enjoying the gift shop experience. I say South because it’s was 8 miles south of … More My Week In Pictures – Beaches and Boats
I absolutely love being by the sea. Ever since I was a child and we had our annual holidays to the ‘seaside’ I have always been mesmerized by the sound of the waves, the vastness of the ocean and the secrets that it holds. Moving to Orkney I thought I would spend my entire life … More My New Thing
May is a beautiful month. You can usually guarantee some warm weather and this week did not disappoint. I had taken a week off work – which actually means I was just as busy as when I’m at work, it had just changed shape. Even so, I managed some great catch ups with much-neglected friends … More My Week In Pictures – Sunshine and Haar
‘If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced’ … More My Week In Pictures – How To Write (and Read)
I’m going to whisper four little letters very quietly and try not to cry when I do. GDPR I’m sorry, I really sorry. I know you’re banging your head off the screen as one more person spams you with an email saying I won’t be spamming you. Are you awash with GDPR Data Protection emails … More Sorry For What I’m About To Say….