Dear Orkney I’m sorry for all the mean stuff I said about you when I was fed up of it being a permanent state of Winter, full of hateful wind, rain, ice and snow. Today you totally got your act together and sent me a beautiful and gloriously sunny spring day so I could indulge … More Dear Orkney
Stop stressing that I just started a sentence with ‘and’, it’s fine, I don’t care because at last, I have snowdrops. This tiny little white flower means a lot to me because I can finally believe that the long winter is over and we can start thinking about spring. I have a few patches … More And suddenly there were snowdrops.
Winter drags on, occasionally misleading us that it’s over by producing a beautiful sunny morning or even day, but quickly returns to biting winds and sleety showers. Today’s photo was taken from my bedroom window late last summer; I remember including the frame just to prove it really was from my window. It’s good to … More View from the window
I declare the weekend OPEN! *pops Prosecco* I’m actually not a big drinker but I do like a cheeky glass of the sparkly stuff every now and again and tonight I’m in a celebratory mood. First of all, and for the first time this year, I drove home from work in DAYLIGHT so the days … More Views and stats news
I know we’re not out of the woods quite yet but, this week I saw my first sunrise of the year which caught my breath, and made me believe the long winter is beginning to draw to a close. Some people are already seeing snow drops but mine … More The tide is turning