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
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.
There’s a new me emerging. It feels painstakingly slow but it’s definitely permanent and people are beginning to comment on a regular basis which for me, makes it all worthwhile. It all started when I decided to go swimming The Struggle of a Wannabe Mermaid last August. I quickly got the swimming bug and before long I had … More My Week In Pictures – Keep Moving Forwards
According to the worldwide internet (so it must be true) It’s tell a lie day. Heaven only knows why. There has to be a something for every day of the year. In fact, there are several things per day to ‘celebrate’ probably to make money for someone higher up the food chain than me. The … More To Tell The Truth….
This mainly involved hyperventilating at the cost of flying two people down there at a weeks notice, hyperventilating on the plane due to the bumpy landing, hyperventilating at having to get from here to here to there to back to here all in a tight timescale, speed shopping around Edinburgh at Glasgow as I had little time but much to achieve. … More My Week In Pictures – Speed Shopping And Being Indoorsy
Once upon a time, there was a little boy who grew up at an alarming speed. All of a sudden he was 17 and his mum didn’t know how it happened. 17 meant he could learn to drive, so on his birthday, he posed for the obligatory holding the car keys and L plates photos then … More A Short (True) Story About A Boy
judging by some of this week’s contributions it looks like the calendar hates January as much as I do. … More My Week In Pictures
‘We’ll remember this holiday forever won’t we?’ said Orkney Beef. Yes, we will.
From time to time Orkney dwellers like to ‘get off the rock’ as I hear folk say, and join the rest of the world ‘Sooth’ for a weekend of shopping and entertainment. I had such a weekend with colleagues from work as we went to Aberdeen to see the stage production of Grease and generally … More My Week in Pictures