I’m not sure about where you live, but in Orkney the weather has been really fantastic through September and October, but it definitely took a more Autumnal turn this week. I still managed to see some great skies though as dark clouds can be just as exciting. I caught this double rainbow on Monday morning. … More My Week in Pictures
The time of year has come round again when the clocks go back. I’ve had 46 years of this so I know the drill. We gain an extra hour, but the rest of my life disappears down a vortex to pay for it. I wake up not knowing if it’s 8am, 7am, Sunday, July or … More Gaining and hour and losing a week.
23 years ago today I woke up at 2am in excruciating pain. My baby was 9 days overdue and about to make an entrance, (or is that exit?) and I can still remember waking up to that first contraction clearly. She was my first born and I had no idea what was about to happen … More Happy Birthday to Miss Lashes
Orkney Beef has a beautiful little granddaughter who we’ll call Peedie Meatball (well she is a miniature Orkney Beef!) She is engaging, ALWAYS smiling and we absolutely adore her. We had her for the day today and whilst I stupidly thought we may run out of things to do, as usual it was quite the opposite and she didn’t want … More How to Entertain a Four Year Old
Rainbows through the rain I drove home through the biggest shower of rain on Monday but arrived home to look back on where I’d driven to see a rainbow in the clouds. I’m a big fan of rainbows and they are a regular sight in Orkney skies. To the left of the above view is … More My Week in Pictures
Earlier in the week, I reached 36,000 views on the blog and today I reached 1000 followers. After a week where I was traumatized watching Emmerdale (guilty pleasure, don’t judge me) This was a lovely milestone to reach. Incidentally, I don’t watch Coronation Street but happened to have that on in the sitting room tonight … More A milestone of a week.
I don’t remember quite when Verna came into my life, but do I remember everything about when she left, and I also have very fond memories of the time in between. I first met Verna when she and her husband started coming along to the same church as the one I was already attending. She … More Remembering Verna