Can someone tell me how you stay positive in a pandemic when Orkney throws you this massive curveball in May?
‘Where do we keep the baking beans?’ is not what I expected to be woken up to from a Sunday nap, but that’s my new reality. Orkney Beef has taken to baking to keep himself amused and bankrupt us. It starts with me ordering all the ingredients in the entire world and leaving him to … More My Positives In Pictures – Keep Smiling Through
It’s been a week of wonderful weather, providing my first quarantine positive to be the fact I’m definitely getting fitter. As someone who resented walking from the house to the car six weeks ago (I’d rather be swimming!) I’m now clocking up several miles a day now and feeling the benefit of it. Dare I … More My Positives in Pictures
Hellooooo! Those of you that don’t follow my Facebook Page or Instagram Seasaltandsarah will be wondering what happened to me. I took a little break from blogging following a serious case of overwhelming after an exceptionally busy Christmas and New year when my daughter was in hospital. Thankfully things have settled down a lot now and I … More Bouncing Back
It’s been another incredibly busy week and someone asked me recently how I fit it all in. I know what you’re all thinking. ‘I bet she has feral kids, beans on toast every night and a trashed house’ and to be honest you’re not far wrong. I long for life to slow down and was only … More My Week In Pictures -Fitting Two Weeks Into One.
A farmer once told me that farmer’s spend their life ‘looking over hedges’ Checking to see the progress their neighbouring farms are making and who was where with the seasonal work. We don’t have many hedges in Orkney. Instead we have miles and miles of dry stone dykes (walls) and fences, and if you look … More My Week In Pictures – Season Change
After over 12 months Orkney Beef has finally put the long-awaited shelves up. And by put the shelves up I mean he tagged me in a for sale post on Facebook where a cabinet was posted that would fit neatly in to the space where the shelves should have gone, and I messaged the seller and … More My Week In Pictures – Swimming, Calving, Shelving.
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
Are you having yourselves a merry little Christmas yet? Are you? ‘Today the turkeys arrived which apparently heralds the beginning of the world going feral” were the words of my friend Melanie as she braced herself for another day working in retail. Having done it for many years I knew exactly what she meant as … More My Week In Pictures – Have Yourselves a Merry Little Christmas
A few weeks ago I told you I was taking a little blog break for family reasons Love Conquers All and I have to start by gradual return by telling you that your messages, emails and text messages etc were such a boost to me. Even now a few weeks on, people from across the globe message … More My (last few) Week(s) in Pictures