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
Things are going to be different for us this year as this is the first Christmas in 25 years when Miss Lashes won’t be with us and Orkney Beef will be working a 12-hour shift. … More There Is Always Hope.
She once had to be a shepherd in the school nativity play and she’s never recovered. … More Oh Lawks I’m The Mother Of A 24 Year Old!
I made a point of standing him in front of the machine and identifying what the big white thing with the circle on the front was.
‘The clothes go in here with a bit of washing powder, the water swishes round then you take them out and hang them up’ … More Preparing For The Empty Nest
Slipping Through My Fingers The lyrics to the Abba song rang loud and clear this week as it was the long awaited graduation ceremony for my Miss Lashes. It took place in Edinburgh and we traveled down there to attend the ceremony complete with kilts, hat boxes and all the garb that goes with a … More My Week in Pictures
Late Night Light It’s the time of year in Orkney when it hardly gets dark at all and we all spend our time sitting up late, even on a school night, taking photos just to prove it. The light is magical and the peace and quiet beautiful and special when you stand outside your front … More My Week in Pictures
Miss Lashes sat her last ever Uni exam on Tuesday and I just don’t know where the time has gone. It was only yesterday I was driving all her wordly goods (she doesn’t travel light) down to Edinburgh and leaving her in her new digs crying all the way back. She starts work on Monday … More #ThrowbackThursday- Wondering Where The Time Goes