Christmas is back in its box and we have all been plunged back into darkness as the lights are down or at the very least switched off. This is when people like me (whingers) have to dig deep to make it through to Spring. I often have a massive falling out with Orkney at this … More My Week In Pictures – From Couch to Couch Potato.
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
I read an article recently which talked about winter being a time to rest and recharge. Time to hibernate like the animals do and restore our souls from busy lives. Somewhere along the line, we’ve lost that and life often seems a non-stop merry go round which seems to be speeding up all the time. It’s … More My Week In Pictures – The Festive Eating Has Begun
I’m sure I’m not alone in not really being a Monday morning person. Everything in me wants to hit the week crawling but I know if I don’t drag my sorry self out of bed early and get to the gym it really doesn’t bode well for the rest of the week. So reluctantly I … More My Week In Pictures – Early Mornings.
Remembrance Day always has a special place in my heart. I always find it incredibly moving and this year was extra special for the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day with lots going on up and down the country and across the globe. One thing which I found really special was the bell ringing. All … More Remembering Them
A week of the clocks going back and I am now like a pit horse. I leave the house in the dark and come home in the dark and it feels like I never see daylight. You can call me a drama queen all you want but I’m probably going to whine about it for … More My Week In Pictures – Brief Glimpses Of Light
This photo came up in my facebook memories this week so it must have been a beautiful misty morning, the kind I love. Not so right now sadly. The wind is howling, travel is disrupted the fire is lit and I’m already dreading setting foot outside the door tomorrow. Never mind. Here’s the prize we … More My Week In Pictures – Wind, Frost, Knitting and Nests