A Sorry Tale

This evening we went to the hotel restaurant for our meal. We’ve had such a relaxing few days and really enjoyed our time together. (We’ve never had a holiday together, not even a honeymoon!) We ordered our food and a few minutes later the waiter seated another couple at a table near to us. The … More A Sorry Tale

Be Back Soon! 

Norq from Ork and Orkney Beef are on holiday so no week in pictures this week. However here’s a couple to keep you going until our return. Here’s the view from our hotel balcony taken on our first night as we enjoyed a Prosecco which was a surprise phoned in by Miss Lashes and NotPhil. … More Be Back Soon! 

The Man’s Guide to BBQs

Originally posted on Norq From Ork:
I was out visiting a friend today and I received two text messages.  One from my husband and one from my son.  They went like this. Orkney Beef:  I was wondering if you fancied a BBQ tonight? Tech Support: Dad was wondering if you fancied a BBQ tonight. (Please say…

My Week in Pictures

Rainbows Through the Rain It’s been a sad couple of weeks in our family (see Saying Goodbye to Step. ) I remember when I was grieving the loss of a loved one a few years ago and someone prayed I would ‘find my smiles again’.  I always thought it was a lovely expression and I hope my … More My Week in Pictures

The lost hour

Originally posted on Norq From Ork:
Every six months due to one measly hours time change, my life disappears into a black hole and I wonder if I will ever find my way back out. This morning I woke up and checked the time.  6.30 am the clock on my phone says, but does that mean 5.30,…