How We Got our Blog Names

If there’s a repeated message that comes from this blog since I started it in January, it’s how you all love the blog names which started off with just family but has extended to friends.People often ask me what their name would be if they got a mention and even came up with their own … More How We Got our Blog Names

My Week in Pictures

Septemeber has been great in Orkney.  Lovely warm sunny days where you can still sit outside at times.  It won’t be long I’m sure when we make the mad dash from the house to the car and endure wet and windy misery for seemingly and age, but for now, it’s been superb.  I still take … More My Week in Pictures

Mother’s Wisdom

Parents up and down the land are preparing to send their children on their way, off to uni, college or new beginnings with apprenticeships or gap years. Unbelievably it was four years ago when we were preparing for Miss Lashes to leave home and I still don’t know where the time has gone. I remember her … More Mother’s Wisdom

My Week in Pictures

September skies continue to be amazing in Orkney.  Apart from one day there was thick fog, it has been really lovely weather.  I’m addicted to taking photos of the sky at the moment and I make no apology for it.  I took this one from drive as I left for work on Monday. The evening … More My Week in Pictures

My Week in Pictures

Today I have laughed until I cried and my stomach hurt.  What a much-needed tonic it is to spend time with friends and just laugh at stupid stuff.  Orkney Beef and I took a day trip to Westray. It’s a thriving island north of the mainland of Orkney and OB lived out there for 14 … More My Week in Pictures

September Skies

I happened to glance out the window at the perfect time last night and the skies were breathtaking,  in a matter of five minutes the skies changed colour several times. I rushed out with my iPhone and took the photos below.  Tonight the skies were amazing again but this time due to the cloud formation … More September Skies