My Week in Pictures

We had a very frosty start to the week in Orkney and walking resembled Bambi on ice.  I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to driving in it so I ended up persuading Orkney Beef to drive me into work as he doesn’t mind it so much.  Instead I took pictures through the window … More My Week in Pictures

My Week in Pictures

Of course, I have to start with all things weather related as we’ve had such extremes this week. Earlier on in the week we had really stormy weather with thunder and lightning  which managed to knock out the phones and broadband in many homes and businesses.  Fields nearby are flooded and will stay that way … More My Week in Pictures

Going it alone

I have been to the cinema by myself twice in my life.  The first time was several years ago.  I had not long been in Orkney, wanted to see the film, but hadn’t put down roots or know anyone well enough to ask them to go with me so I went alone.  I enjoyed the … More Going it alone

Empty Nest Syndrome

Four years ago to the day we returned from having driven Miss Lashes to her new abode. She had left home and was postponing her gap year to go and volunteer with Soul Survivor church in Watford, with something called Soul 61. As much as I love Orkney, driving from here to London was an epic undertaking. … More Empty Nest Syndrome