My Week in Pictures

From time to time Orkney dwellers like to ‘get off the rock’ as I hear folk say, and join the rest of the world ‘Sooth’ for a weekend of shopping and entertainment. I had such a weekend with colleagues from work as we went to Aberdeen to see the stage production of Grease and generally … More My Week in Pictures

The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby

It’s exciting times for Orkney as it’s in the middle of hosting its third book festival weekend.  A perfect time to talk to local author of The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby. ”In the medieval splendour of St Magnus Cathedral, three women gather to mourn the untimely passing of Robbie: Robbie’s widow, Tessa; Tessa’s old … More The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby

My Week in Pictures

The clocks changed last Sunday and in true British style we all a) Seemed surprised that it’s light in the mornings and b) Seemed surprised that it’s so dark at night.  The dark finish from work was made a little more cheery by the St Magnus Cathedral being lit up beautifully.  Every cloud and all that…. … More My Week in Pictures