Orkney is steeped in talent from musicians to jewellery makers, authors and artists. I’ve known Claire for several years now, and have seen her artwork grow and develop. I own some of it and love her style. She now has a growing business and her amazing work can be seen for sale in many places … More Local Artist Claire Kirkpatrick
‘Why are you saying thank you? I just stuck a camera up your bum’ I guess gratitude takes many forms and I was just relieved it was all over and relieved it was all clear. So thank you seemed a perfectly appropriate thing to say. So often in life, the fear of something is way … More My Colonoscopy Story Part Two (and fear not, it’s not graphic)
Tuesday I have a colonoscopy and I’ve been asked to write a blog about my experience. Part 1 is here. #blog #blogger #kickcancer … More Birthdays, Bottoms and Being Brave
Of course, I have to start with all things weather related as we’ve had such extremes this week. Earlier on in the week we had really stormy weather with thunder and lightning which managed to knock out the phones and broadband in many homes and businesses. Fields nearby are flooded and will stay that way … More My Week in Pictures
Sorry for the delay in My Week in Pictures this week, it’s usually my Sunday night regular but we were away in Edinburgh and on Sunday evening I was on a boat back home. Added to that I’ve been persuaded to try something a bit different this week and done a vlog (video blog) It’s a … More My Week in (moving) Pictures
Moments like the one I had today don’t happen very often. It was a dream come true moment, a long waited for moment, a never say never moment, a never give up moment, a never too late to start moment, and an I hope I get a lot more moments like this moment moment. It was … More It’s never too late to start
‘Follow your dreams my wife’ ‘Cool, I dreamt I ate a whole cheesecake. Off to follow that dream’ Orkney Beef doesn’t really go in for all that inspirational one liners guff so it was pretty funny to get that text from him this morning and I couldn’t resist the reply. Apologies for the typo and poor … More What’s on your bucket list?