Orkney Beef and I can often be the proverbial ships that pass in the night. He works 12 hour shifts for a week at a time, and in the evenings one of us becomes nominated taxi driver for general ferrying round of teenage son. Then there’s evening meetings, committees, clubs and so on. So all things … More I’ve Found The Secret To a Happy Marriage.
Last week went by in a blur. It would be too boring to say I’ve been so busy blah blah blah. But with a daily swim before work *cough* humble-brag *cough*, working 9-5 (you’re all singing Dolly Parton now aren’t you?) lunch dates, and evenings out I feel like I’ve met myself coming back the … More My (late) Week In Pictures
My week in pictures is on hold because we had a surprise visit this evening so no time to write anything. However, I will leave you with this fantastic YouTube clip to watch. It always brings a smile to my face and I just love her joy for life. Monday mornings should all start with us … More Mondays Should Start Like This!
I made a point of standing him in front of the machine and identifying what the big white thing with the circle on the front was.
‘The clothes go in here with a bit of washing powder, the water swishes round then you take them out and hang them up’ … More Preparing For The Empty Nest
We had a power cut the other evening and as a result I discovered two things.
Nothing makes a teenager emerge from his bedroom quicker than the sudden death of the wifi.
With no TV, or aforementioned Wifi we have to talk to each other, and my husband chose to go to bed at 8.30pm so I guess I must be really boring. … More My Week in Pictures
it’s been six years since I said I do. still do. Mainly I do the laundry, the beds, the dishwasher, the tea, the shopping, the cleaning.. he does the grass, the cars, the fixing, the firewood….
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Do not adjust your set. The picture you see here wasn’t taken in Barbados but actually taken right here in Orkney, this week. Sunset at Yesnaby by photographer Graham Lyon who kindly gave me permission to use it. We are having a mix of beautiful days and some less so, but my favourite thing about … More My Week in Pictures