It’s been the most beautiful spring day in Orkney. I enjoyed a walk in the sunshine and the dog’s tail wagged like a metronome the whole way. I breathed in the clean air and the only sound was the sea and the distant rumble of the odd car. I’ve done this walk many times, it’s … More #Londonisopen
I’m not saying he has a swinging brick for a heart, but he did need to be in a coma to say he loved me….. … More He loves me, he told me so…..(when he was in a coma)
It’s international women’s day and thousands if not millions of women will be sharing stories of inspiring women from around the globe. Many of them who have changed the world and their stories reach far and wide. They are incredible women. I on the other hand want to say thank you to the women who … More To All The Women
This could possibly be the most heartwarming 56 seconds of your day. The little boy’s desire to make sure everyone has a turn is utterly charming. We could learn something from him. May you always encourage others to show off their best moves…..
On 28th January 2016 I decided to start a blog called Norq from Ork. I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to write about, I just knew I wanted to write, and committing to a blog would discipline me to write on a regular basis. I figured people would soon vote with their feet – so … More It’s My (blog) Birthday!
It was put to me recently that I had failed to buy an advent calendar for the kids this year. This is true, but they are 23 and 16. But I guess you can never bee too old. There is clearly something special and memorable about the daily countdown and opening a little door to … More Alternative Advent Ideas
I have been to the cinema by myself twice in my life. The first time was several years ago. I had not long been in Orkney, wanted to see the film, but hadn’t put down roots or know anyone well enough to ask them to go with me so I went alone. I enjoyed the … More Going it alone