Who has a bucket list? I don’t, but if I did, then I discovered that feeding an alpaca would’ve been on it. Weird I know, I didn’t even know feeding alpacas was on my imaginary bucket list but apparently it was, and I discovered this by feeding an alpaca this week. Orkney has an alpaca farm and … More My Week In Pictures – Shifting Seasons
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.
I have a recurring (awake) nightmare. It’s the kind of nightmare that Orkney Beef secretly wishes will come true – that I’ll run out of things to say. It could well be on everyone’s wish list to be honest but this documenting of my life seems to show me that it’s never going to happen. … More My Week In Pictures – Sleeping, Dancing and a litte Romancing.
Every place has it’s traditions and ways. Some cool, some a little weird. But they are unique to the area where they began and some easier to explain than others. In Orkney there is a 70-year-old tradition called Shopping Week and My son, Tech Support was involved in this. He told me he was stopped … More My Week In Pictures – Ch Ch Ch Changes
Other news in brief
Best thing said to me all week ‘I can’t believe you’re 48! You don’t act 48’
It’s National Writing Day today and I thought I would share with you a short story I wrote a couple of years ago. I love writing observational stuff on life, but I also enjoy writing more serious work too. This piece won 2nd prize in a folklore short story competition and 50 quid too! Not … More National Writing Day – A Short Story
‘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