I bought something in a size zero today. No really, it’s TRUE! I was standing in the shop and the lady definitely said ‘I think you need a size zero’ I smiled to myself. I’d never heard those words before and it was a pity no one was around to over hear it, but unfortunately … More Confessions of a struggling chocoholic.
There are not many wooded areas in Orkney but I was able to capture this pretty little place looking so lovely on Monday, especially as the bluebells were out. It’s called The Willows and has an adorable little stream running through (which Orcadians would call a burn) On such a sunny day the whole thing … More My week in pictures
We have decided to test the strength of our marriage in two ways today. Test One We have started decorating the sitting room. Quite frankly I hope we both come out of this alive. I’m not a huge fan of decorating and tend to put it off and put it off. The worst part is … More How to have a happy marriage
Could you spell that for me please? Yes it’s N O R Q U O Y so thats N A R No N O R So that’s N O R K No its N O R Q So it’s N O R Q U E *sigh* For those of you who haven’t worked it out yet, … More Spelling it out
If you’re a Facebook user you will have no doubt seen the clip below that went viral a few days ago. For those of you who missed it, it’s a woman who buys a Star Wars mask that makes a noise and she videos herself in hysterics using it. She oozes joy and laughs and laughs at something so … More How to be happy
I bumped into Jonathan Porterfield recently, AKA poster boy for Eco cars in Orkney. We hadn’t seen each other for quite a while and had a good catch up, and as I turned to leave I saw Jonathan’s car. ‘what’s THAT’ I laughed ‘It’s a Twizy’ replied Jonathan and he invited me to … More Test Driving a Twizy
As the poster says it all, I don’t need to add to it. Fishing is still a dangerous job and the loss of fishermen to the sea is devastating. I was aware of one loss recently because the lifeboats were called out from Orkney as well as search and rescue helicopters. Orkney Beef having been … More For those in peril on the sea