My Week In Pictures

Those of you who follow my Norq From Ork Facebook page will know I’ve been whinging incessantly for days that I’ve been laid low with a virus this week.  A strange thing which made me so dizzy I couldn’t walk to the bathroom without holding on to the wall.  Swimming was ditched and I spent the whole of … More My Week In Pictures

18 Year Old Me

This photo of me was taken exactly 30 years ago this week.  I know this because it was taken on my 18th birthday while at a works Christmas party.  30 + 18 = 48 and that is the age I turned this week.  I don’t tend to get too hung up about age but every … More 18 Year Old Me

My Week In Pictures

Keeping upright has been this weeks challenge. A major storm mid-week posed a major challenge for Orkney folk as we all strapped down our trampolines, shed roofs, dogs etc.  Schools had to close, roads were flooded and a high sided lorry blew over in the relentless wind. Driving in it is no fun at all … More My Week In Pictures

St Magnus Cathedral, The View From The Top (and half way up)

It’s funny, sometimes we don’t appreciate what is right under our nose.  I’ve been in Orkney 9 years yet have never taken the trip to the top of St. Magnus Cathedral. I’ve driven past it thousands of times and been in the cathedral for many events, but taking the spiral staircase to the top has … More St Magnus Cathedral, The View From The Top (and half way up)