After over 12 months Orkney Beef has finally put the long-awaited shelves up. And by put the shelves up I mean he tagged me in a for sale post on Facebook where a cabinet was posted that would fit neatly in to the space where the shelves should have gone, and I messaged the seller and … More My Week In Pictures – Swimming, Calving, Shelving.
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
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.
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
‘If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced’ … More My Week In Pictures – How To Write (and Read)
It’s been all things ballet tutus and tears this week in more ways than one. Peedie Smiler, the second grandchild of Orkney Beef turned one in the week and as usual was all smiles, for her party(s) plural and cake. She was 5 weeks premature but soon caught up taking her from this
But for now I send simultaneous thanks and apologies to Miss T for my son’s embarrassing and very loud mispronunciation of the word crocodile in his first year at school, … More School’s Out Forever
*Sounds aging mother facing up to growing up kids and looking back on 25 years parenting gushing tripe klaxon* Don’t say I didn’t warn you…. A few weeks ago I managed to tug at the heartstrings with my post The Empty(ing) Nest and I’m possibly like to tug at them again. As I type I am just … More My Week In Pictures – Looking Back
This photo must be 24 years old. You can see daffodils in full bloom in the background so it was around this time of year and I was just branching out into motherhood. I can’t get over how my hands look so young!!
if something as delicate and fragile as this can push through, shine and bring hope then so can I. … More My Week In Pictures – Love, Hope and Chasing Snowdrops