I saw this fun quiz thing on Facebook a few weeks ago and decided to ask my own family. It didn’t take long and it’s quite entertaining (mostly) to see how others view you. Here are a few. OB-Orkney Beef, my husband TS-Tech Support , my teenage son ML- Miss Lashes, my daughter, a thinking woman … More Ask the family
It’s been a crazy week with one thing and another and I was glad to make it through to the other side. We have times like that don’t we? When the diary is so full that we don’t know how we’re going to survive. Sometimes I dream of moving to a remote island where the … More My Week in Pictures
I always said I would write when I had time, whereas now I make the time and count it as part of my daily routine. Admittedly this is usually sometimes at the expense of housework, daily chores and stopping husband and kids becoming feral. But I love it and only wish I had more time to write.
I was interested to read this book as it was the winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2016. I’d been keeping an eye on this particular prize as The Outrun by Amy Liptrot was in the final six and I was keen to see how her book faired. (I’ve reviewed it on the blog before, … More Book Review. It’s All in Your Head (true stories of imaginary illness) by Suzanne O’Sullivan
The weather was so good in the early part of the week that I managed to get out and walk a few times and took loads of pics. Then I had the struggle of which ones to share so I’ve narrowed it down to a few of my favourites. Monday we took a walk up to … More My week in pictures
We have a shed shed, a garage shed, a half built sometime to be finished summer house shed..And to top it off he often talks about building a decent garage in the garden, aka another shed. … More One man and his shed(s)
They say every picture tells a story and this one certainly does. It surfaced in our family a few months ago and it’s of my nan and grandad sharing a cheeky kiss outside their local (The Gladstone) in Birmingham. We’re not entirely sure when it was taken but possibly just before my grandad went to … More Throwback Thursday: Old snapshots.
Call the Midwife on a winter Sunday evening. It makes the stopping of Dancing on Ice just about forgivable. … More Tuesday Top 10: Simple Pleasures
‘I’m making the most of a hat without ear flaps’ It’s true, most hats in Orkney you need to tie under the chin just to make them stay on; and that’s just in the summer. … More My Week in Pictures
I have amended the ‘ammended’ typo in the previous blog. I’m sorry, I seem to have surpassed myself tonight. *note to self* don’t blog while distracted and with super slow internet.