It’s been all things ballet tutus and tears this week in more ways than one. Peedie Smiler, the second grandchild of Orkney Beef turned one in the week and as usual was all smiles, for her party(s) plural and cake. She was 5 weeks premature but soon caught up taking her from this
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.
It’s been a corker of a day today and the sun shone and shone. If thistle season is a thing then it’s thistle season right now in Orkney. One of my favourites and there are loads growing at the sides of roads and in peoples fields but sadly none in my garden. I would love … More My Week in Pictures
Rain, Rain and Rain Again In a week of stormy political change in the U.K. , the weather managed to reflect that. I knew bad weather was coming so went and said goodbye to my beloved peonies before they were smashed to smithereens by the wind and rain. It poured and poured with rain in … More My Week in Pictures
I came home and raised a glass to a lovely cousin gone too soon, and to myself for securing a new beginning. And of course, in honour of Steph, I made sure the bubbly orange. I knew she would approve, and quite frankly it would be rude not to 😉 … More My Week In Pictures
Sunshine and Smiles It’s hard to believe we are approaching the end of May. But finally, we are getting some warmer, lovelier days which makes for much happier dog walks. I met a lady this morning who was on holiday and couldn’t believe how beautiful it was. Having arrived yesterday she was making the most … More My Week in Pictures
It’s the end of a busy week. One day I’ll be a stay at home paid writer but alas not yet so I’ve had little time to write but I managed to capture a few moments through the week. Wednesday saw some incredible skies and made the walk down the road to collect the recycling boxes … More My Week in Pictures
I stopped the mower and called Orkney Beef to tell him the cow was looking at me funny and I was too scared to carry on. Needless to say Orkney Beef took not a blind bit of notice and told me the cow probably felt the same way about me. … More Lessons in cutting the grass
Monday was BOILING (Tuesday too). I blogged earlier in the week about how it was almost too hot but it was certainly a great day for gardening in your wellies. The sun shone and shone and this local field is full of the humble dandelion, turning the ordinary into the extra ordinary. This is the … More My Week in Pictures
It’s been a great morning of micro achievements today such as Go and vote √ (or maybe that should be X) Take Tech Support Son for his first ever vote √ Finish much procrastinated business plan due to life getting in the way and having to visit Miss Lashes last week. √ Think up excuse … More Green fingers….Or perhaps not.