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 – Swiming, 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
Last week’s Friday self knew how this week’s Monday self was going to be. Last week’s Friday self knew my Monday self was going to be a tad emotional when she got to work after having put her son on a plane bound for the big wide world and a new life. So my Friday … More My Week In Pictures – Being OK
I won’t lie. This week I have mostly been crying. I cried at Mama Mia 2 (no spoilers but if you’ve seen it you’ll know which bit) I cried on the way to work, I cried at home, I cried at 2am, and this morning I cried in church with non-waterproof mascara leaving me looking … More My Week In Pictures – Holding Back The (T)Years.