Blue Monday was far from blue going by the beautiful sunrise which greeted me on my way to work. I had decided to take my own advice and have an early night, with clean sheets on the bed and extend the slumber so I missed my early morning exercise class and swim. My laziness was rewarded … More My Week In Pictures – It’s Official. Orkney Is The Best Place To Live
Millennials will never know the joy/agony of waiting until Thursday evening came around so you could watch the next episode of Fame. You can now watch what you like, when you like. Delayed gratification is out the window which sort of sucks because it’s actually really healthy … More 5 Ways To Beat Blue Monday
Never in a million years did I think I would be sitting here in January telling you I’m now officially hooked on outdoor sea swimming. Even two weeks ago I would never have said it. However, since last Saturday I have been the grand total of 5 times taking me from couch to mermaid in … More My Week In Pictures – I’m Becoming A Mermaid!
Today is national ditch your resolutions day. I can proudly tell you I haven’t ditched a single one – simply because I didn’t make any. But I did take up something recently, cold water swimming – yes, it’s cold- and I’ll be telling you about it in a later blog. Someone who started her resolutions … More Erica Clarkson a (crazy) Girl Aboot Orkney
Last week I mentioned I was aiming to do a polar dip – swimming in the Orkney seas as one of my 49 challenges to do before I’m 50. I am delighted to tell you I did it not once, but TWICE and now I’m completely hooked. It all started a couple of weeks ago when … More My Week In Pictures -Swimming In The Atlantic Ocean. Oh My!
Christmas is back in its box and we have all been plunged back into darkness as the lights are down or at the very least switched off. This is when people like me (whingers) have to dig deep to make it through to Spring. I often have a massive falling out with Orkney at this … More My Week In Pictures – From Couch to Couch Potato.