The lost hour

Originally posted on Norq From Ork:
Every six months due to one measly hours time change, my life disappears into a black hole and I wonder if I will ever find my way back out. This morning I woke up and checked the time.  6.30 am the clock on my phone says, but does that mean 5.30,…

My Week in Pictures

Holidays and Happiness I did one day’s work this week before taking a few days off.  9 days ‘holiday’ stretched out in front of me and it felt like an eternity.  Now it’s down to 3 and they will disappear quicker than I can unwrap and pack away a Flake down my neck without the dog … More My Week in Pictures


It’s been the most beautiful spring day in Orkney.  I enjoyed a walk in the sunshine and the dog’s tail wagged like a metronome the whole way.  I breathed in the clean air and the only sound was the sea and the distant rumble of the odd car.  I’ve done this walk many times, it’s … More #Londonisopen

My Week in Pictures

Weather Weary Once a year, for about half an hour, I get so sick of the weather and constant wind that I think I want to jack it all in, pack up and move.  It quickly passes, but for that time it’s very real.  I guess it’s the runner’s equivalent of hitting the wall.  If I … More My Week in Pictures

To All The Women

It’s international women’s day and thousands if not millions of women will be sharing stories of inspiring women from around the globe. Many of them who have changed the world and their stories reach far and wide.  They are incredible women. I on the other hand want to say thank you to the women who … More To All The Women

This Week’s Must See

This could possibly be the most heartwarming 56 seconds of your day.  The little boy’s desire to make sure everyone has a turn is utterly charming.  We could learn something from him.  May you always encourage others to show off their best moves…..

My Week in Pictures

The one that got away continued In last week’s My Week in Pictures I told you about some of the amazing wildlife I saw but didn’t manage to photograph.  This week Orkney Beef managed to top the lot by seeing killer whales.  Do not adjust your screens, you read that correctly.  He actually came home … More My Week in Pictures