Those of you who follow my Norq From Ork Facebook page will know I’ve been whinging incessantly for days that I’ve been laid low with a virus this week. A strange thing which made me so dizzy I couldn’t walk to the bathroom without holding on to the wall. Swimming was ditched and I spent the whole of … More My Week In Pictures
Keeping upright has been this weeks challenge. A major storm mid-week posed a major challenge for Orkney folk as we all strapped down our trampolines, shed roofs, dogs etc. Schools had to close, roads were flooded and a high sided lorry blew over in the relentless wind. Driving in it is no fun at all … More My Week In Pictures
It was cold enough to freeze your face into an expressionless mask that won’t move. Nature’s botox.
A few weeks into it I asked Orkney Beef if he thought I’d lost weight. He looked terrified as if he was about to tread on a landmine and blow himself to pieces. … More My Week In Pictures
It’s funny, sometimes we don’t appreciate what is right under our nose. I’ve been in Orkney 9 years yet have never taken the trip to the top of St. Magnus Cathedral. I’ve driven past it thousands of times and been in the cathedral for many events, but taking the spiral staircase to the top has … More St Magnus Cathedral, The View From The Top (and half way up)
From time to time Orkney dwellers like to ‘get off the rock’ as I hear folk say, and join the rest of the world ‘Sooth’ for a weekend of shopping and entertainment. I had such a weekend with colleagues from work as we went to Aberdeen to see the stage production of Grease and generally … More My Week in Pictures
And of course the party goers reached the stage where they all prop each other up, sing with arms swaying and love every body. … More My Week in Pictures