Some weeks are good, and some weeks are gooder. Although it was a week off work, for reasons I will later explain it ended up being busier than ever and the reason I took time off (to put huge effort into getting a book together to something more ready for publishing) was never achieved. However, … More My Week in Pictures – New Dawn, New Life
Nothing smacks of Monday morning like being woken to the sound of your husband barfing up in the bathroom. Poor Orkney Beef had woken with a sick bug and he didn’t do it quietly. Aren’t I the lucky one? In all honesty, I’ve mentioned before that I have a very debilitating sickness phobia called Emetophobia. … More My Week In Pictures – Surviving, Smiling, Capturing Joy
”Can you just hold on one second?’ *drops landline phone* Two minutes later…. ‘Sorry, while I was talking to you I saw a postal van being lifted on to a boat and had to run and take a photo of it for the blog’ So this is what life is like for you if you’re … More My Week In Pictures – Island Life, Friendship and Global #Swimrise
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!