There are many reasons why I write this blog. It all started with people encouraging me to do so, and as I enjoy entertaining people through writing I thought I would give it a go. I’ve received loads of really lovely comments and messages over the last couple of years and I appreciate every single one … More My Week In Pictures – Gardening, Solitude, Friendship and Hope.
My week started with ripping off the next page of my desk calendar, with its wisdom perhaps pointing to what kind of week I was going to have.
it’s a chance for the introverts of the world to celebrate their special day in their own homes, quietly, alone, with a book or jigsaw. … More Happy World Introvert Day
This photo of me was taken exactly 30 years ago this week. I know this because it was taken on my 18th birthday while at a works Christmas party. 30 + 18 = 48 and that is the age I turned this week. I don’t tend to get too hung up about age but every … More 18 Year Old Me
And of course the party goers reached the stage where they all prop each other up, sing with arms swaying and love every body. … More My Week in Pictures
It’s exciting times for Orkney as it’s in the middle of hosting its third book festival weekend. A perfect time to talk to local author of The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby. ”In the medieval splendour of St Magnus Cathedral, three women gather to mourn the untimely passing of Robbie: Robbie’s widow, Tessa; Tessa’s old … More The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby
I want to write stuff about my old lady status being activated by the purchase of varifocal glasses, how getting used to them makes me resemble a nodding dog. … More I’ve Been Thinking…..