2000 Acres of Sky

I’ve had a last minute topic change for the blog tonight.  I was planning on writing on how I can’t understand my own husband most of the time due to his strong accent and also about my love of the Orcadian language.  However I wanted to share with you some photos of the stunning clouds … More 2000 Acres of Sky

Living the dream.

Q. Why did the chicken cross the road? A. Because seemingly there was a square inch of garden on the other side that they hadn’t pooped on yet. Yes readers I’m now living the n̶i̶g̶h̶t̶m̶a̶r̶e̶  dream and am a fully fledged  keeper of three much longed for chickens. Following one or two false starts where … More Living the dream.

Northern Lights

I missed the Northern Lights last night but my son (renamed Tech Support with his approval) was out and about and got some pics of them.  Today the sun shone and showed me how dirty the windows are and how dusty the house is but they are just going to have to stay that way for … More Northern Lights

The lost hour

Every six months due to one measly hours time change, my life disappears into a black hole and I wonder if I will ever find my way back out. This morning I woke up and checked the time.  6.30 am the clock on my phone says, but does that mean 5.30, 6.30 or 7.30am?  Is it January, … More The lost hour

Actually, I can

‘Are you Norq from Ork?’ YES! You have no idea how exciting it was to hear that question when I walked into a room today. I was attending a work shop run by Emergents. (See their website here) and their tag line is ‘nurturing creative talent and careers in the highlands and islands’  Don’t mind if … More Actually, I can

Scatter Joy

‘Some people are radiators and some people are drains’ I first heard that lovely expression probably years ago when I was living in Cambridge and it was one of those sentences that stuck with me ever since.  I can remember where I was when I heard it and the person who said it, although I’ve … More Scatter Joy