My Week In Pictures – Gardening, Solitude, Friendship and Hope.

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.

18 Year Old Me

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

The Oystercatcher Girl by Gabrielle Barnby

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