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
Imagine being paid to dance around in sparkly shoes and sing all the songs to ABBA. Imagine! last night I saw people living what I quickly discovered was my dream job. An Abba tribute band had come to Orkney for a night and I’d bought tickets months before. After devoting my childhood to singing ABBA songs with a … More My Week In Pictures – I’m Back!
A few weeks ago I told you I was taking a little blog break for family reasons Love Conquers All and I have to start by gradual return by telling you that your messages, emails and text messages etc were such a boost to me. Even now a few weeks on, people from across the globe message … More My (last few) Week(s) in Pictures
Hands up who likes Orkney. Hands up who likes books Hands up who likes flowers Hands up who likes photography I have the perfect thing for you.
Last week’s Friday self knew how this week’s Monday self was going to be. Last week’s Friday self knew my Monday self was going to be a tad emotional when she got to work after having put her son on a plane bound for the big wide world and a new life. So my Friday … More My Week In Pictures – Being OK