Never in a million years did I think I would be sitting here in January telling you I’m now officially hooked on outdoor sea swimming. Even two weeks ago I would never have said it. However, since last Saturday I have been the grand total of 5 times taking me from couch to mermaid in … More My Week In Pictures – I’m Becoming A Mermaid!
Today is national ditch your resolutions day. I can proudly tell you I haven’t ditched a single one – simply because I didn’t make any. But I did take up something recently, cold water swimming – yes, it’s cold- and I’ll be telling you about it in a later blog. Someone who started her resolutions … More Erica Clarkson a (crazy) Girl Aboot Orkney
Last week I mentioned I was aiming to do a polar dip – swimming in the Orkney seas as one of my 49 challenges to do before I’m 50. I am delighted to tell you I did it not once, but TWICE and now I’m completely hooked. It all started a couple of weeks ago when … More My Week In Pictures -Swimming In The Atlantic Ocean. Oh My!
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.
One of the great things about writing this blog is having a record of my life like a diary I can look back on. So even if no one else reads it, I still have it. The pending New year is often a time for reflection for many people and I love to look back … More My Year In Pictures -A 2018 Round Up
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
6 more working days to go and I get a break, not that I’m counting. It’s just life is so BUSY this time of year and I’m well in need of a rest. But that’s enough about me, here’s a picture of the dog helping us decorate our tree and wishing she had different owners.