I read an article recently which talked about winter being a time to rest and recharge. Time to hibernate like the animals do and restore our souls from busy lives. Somewhere along the line, we’ve lost that and life often seems a non-stop merry go round which seems to be speeding up all the time. It’s … More My Week In Pictures – The Festive Eating Has Begun
We played the game on Friday evening and laughed until we cried. We only intended a quick round but ended up playing for three hours straight and honestly my stomach hurt for laughing. One of the funniest things is seeing Orkney Beef laugh, it’s often funnier than the amusing thing itself. And Friday night really was hysterical. … More My Week in Pictures – Light in the Darkness
How do you make a week of mundane nothingness sound interesting? I mean honestly, I have nothing to tell you. By Tuesday evening I was in bed at 8pm with a stonker of a headache and slept through until about midday the next day and on Wednesday evening the door of the washing machine came … More My Week In Pictures – Slow News Week
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Today in America it’s Thanksgiving. It’s also the anniversary of losing my brother Simon, when he died too young 8 years ago. It was devastating, life changing and made us all wonder if we would ever smile again. So how do I marry these two things up and write…
I’m sure I’m not alone in not really being a Monday morning person. Everything in me wants to hit the week crawling but I know if I don’t drag my sorry self out of bed early and get to the gym it really doesn’t bode well for the rest of the week. So reluctantly I … More My Week In Pictures – Early Mornings.
Remembrance Day always has a special place in my heart. I always find it incredibly moving and this year was extra special for the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day with lots going on up and down the country and across the globe. One thing which I found really special was the bell ringing. All … More Remembering Them
A week of the clocks going back and I am now like a pit horse. I leave the house in the dark and come home in the dark and it feels like I never see daylight. You can call me a drama queen all you want but I’m probably going to whine about it for … More My Week In Pictures – Brief Glimpses Of Light