It’s not often I wake up feeling like someone has taken a blow torch to my legs, but following my monumental (for me) hill climb last weekend that’s exactly how I felt on Monday morning. What had seemed like a good idea at the time had ended up being several hours of humiliation at my snail-like speed … More My Week In Pictures – In The Bleak Midsummer
‘How many more shops do we have to go into?’ Ah, this isn’t going to end well is it? I thought to myself. Orkney Beef and I had come on a little trip ‘South’ this weekend and Orkney Bef wasn’t enjoying the gift shop experience. I say South because it’s was 8 miles south of … More My Week In Pictures – Beaches and Boats
I absolutely love being by the sea. Ever since I was a child and we had our annual holidays to the ‘seaside’ I have always been mesmerized by the sound of the waves, the vastness of the ocean and the secrets that it holds. Moving to Orkney I thought I would spend my entire life … More My New Thing
When Orkney Beef makes spontaneous romantic gestures it instantly makes me suspicious. Is he having an affair? but no. Then I remember how he always maintains one nagging woman is plenty so must be he’s not.
If anyone is thinking of moving to Orkney for a quiet life take note, it doesn’t work. I left a very hectic life in Cambridge and traded it all in for a really hectic life in Orkney. I’m sometimes so busy I wonder if I really will meet myself coming back the other way one … More My Week In Pictures – Life in the fast lane
What an absolute corker of a day to wake up to on Monday morning. I was out the house by 6.30am and it was one of those beautiful hazy days where you know it’s going to turn out beautiful. I was at work all day so missed the best of it but I certainly think … More My Week In Pictures- May days and morning dew.
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