My Week In Pictures – Gardening, Solitude, Friendship and Hope.

There are many reasons why I write this blog.  It all started with people encouraging me to do so, and as I enjoy entertaining people through writing I thought I would give it a go.  I’ve received loads of really lovely comments and messages over the last couple of years and I appreciate every single one … More My Week In Pictures – Gardening, Solitude, Friendship and Hope.

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

Book Review. It’s All in Your Head (true stories of imaginary illness) by Suzanne O’Sullivan

I was interested to read this book as it was the winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2016.  I’d been keeping an eye on this particular prize as The Outrun by Amy Liptrot was in the final six and I was keen to see how her book faired. (I’ve reviewed it on the blog before, … More Book Review. It’s All in Your Head (true stories of imaginary illness) by Suzanne O’Sullivan