It’s been another incredibly busy week and someone asked me recently how I fit it all in. I know what you’re all thinking. ‘I bet she has feral kids, beans on toast every night and a trashed house’ and to be honest you’re not far wrong. I long for life to slow down and was only … More My Week In Pictures -Fitting Two Weeks Into One.
Two things herald the arrival of Autumn. Hay bales in the field and the new season of Strictly. Neither disappointed this week. If I could bottle the mood of Friday 20th September I would, and I’d sell it and make a fortune. That tiny pocket of time where the weather is right for harvest, and … More My Week In Pictures – September Mood and Waving Starfish
A farmer once told me that farmer’s spend their life ‘looking over hedges’ Checking to see the progress their neighbouring farms are making and who was where with the seasonal work. We don’t have many hedges in Orkney. Instead we have miles and miles of dry stone dykes (walls) and fences, and if you look … More My Week In Pictures – Season Change
The summer which never really got off the ground in Orkney is now pretty much over as things start to cool down and thoughts turn to Autumn. Traditionally this is a time when I start my annual whinging and whining that I hate winter blah blah, but to be fair, it’s a little early and … More My Week In Pictures – A Pink TARDIS, a Magazine Article and Growing Through Concrete.
Just when you thought it was safe to come back on the internet, I’m back! The last few weeks has largely been work and swimming. Over the summer weeks, there are lots of shows and events including Stromness Shopping Week. An annual event with lots of things to take part in including the Holms Race. … More My Summer In Pictures – I’m Back!
I’m afraid, dear readers, that my battery has run a little flat. What with the loss of a very dear friend in January
A few weeks ago I was a guest on the podcast for the lovely Karen of the SwimWildPodcast. I discovered that I have a great face for podcasts, a great voice for writing and I can say the word ‘just’ more times in one hour 6 minutes than you can say in a lifetime. If … More I’m in a podcast!
I’ve been on holiday this week. Now let me tell you what being ‘on holiday’ from work looks like. It means I get to take a week off work to do all the things I don’t have time to do usually because I’m at work. Like, take the dog to the vets, take the car to … More My Week In Pictures – No Summer, Ballet and Introvert Struggles.
I went viral this week, but not in an internet way. In a sore throat, go home two hours after arriving at work and sleep for three days way. It’s amazing how the mystery virus (I’m sure the doctor said there were over 200 types) can knock you sideways and make you sleep for hours. … More My Week In Pictures – Born To Be Wild
We are nearly half way through the year in an almost impossible speeding passage of time. I know I must be getting old because I’m forever questioning where the time goes. But seriously – how did we end up in June! Weather has largely been disappointing in the last fortnight. On Tuesday a group of us huddled … More My Week In Pictures – Sunsets and Scares