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…..
This one is dedicated to my late cousin Steph who was unlawfully killed in France earlier this year, so if you would like to donate a little something in her memory then I’m raising money for Women’s Aid Orkney, who support women, children and young people who have survived domestic abuse both now and historically. … More I’ve Swum The English Channel!
Any Monday morning that starts with a rainbow means it has to be a great week ahead surely? Well it is by my reckoning. I’ve always loved rainbows and whenever I see them I alway’s think it’s God’s way of saying all will be well. (Like the time I recently had to take a boat ride in … More My Week in Pictures
I squeezed in a couple of hours at a birthday party last night where we had indoor sparklers until they were confiscated because they smelled funny. Oh well, I will just have to sparkle on without them. … More My Week in Pictures
If you look up Drama Queen in the dictionary you’ll find my name there. But only under the subsection of ‘person most likely to make a fuss if there’s any chance she might be sick on a boat’ I’ve mentioned before that I have quite a severe sickness phobia. It’s called ‘Emetophobia’ meaning fear of … More Confessions of a Sea Sick Drama Queen (and a long suffering husband)
Every so often we get the opportunity to do something we’ve never done before. I wouldn’t say sitting for a drawing class was necessarily on my bucket list but nevertheless, my artist friend has been asking me for months and months if I would sit for her class. Dear God it better not be ‘undraped’ ! … More My Week In Pictures
What’s your favourite season? Mine is Spring. At the end of a long hard winter, I feel filled with hope as I see new life popping through the ground and the promise of longer, warmer days. Others prefer Autumn and write poetically about it making it almost sound bearable. For me it’s no secret that … More My Week In Pictures
Today is World Alzheimers Day and what better day to show you this amazing man. Teddy Mac has had Alzheimers since 2013 and here’s a bit of his story from the website. Song a minute man Dad was a singer throughout his life – he was a Butlin’s Redcoat and then travelled around singing in clubs around … More The Songaminute Man