There was a day a few weeks ago when Scotland looked like this. Tear-jerkingly lovely. It very nearly makes up for the months and months and months of damp and gloom. Almost makes endless no-point-in-putting-the-fence-back-up gales worthwhile. Almost.
Time is hurling me towards my book deadline at the moment. And you’d have thought the pressure and importance of the whole thing would focus my mind, wouldn’t you? However, instead of writing, one rainy Saturday afternoon I find myself googling that song from the eighties by Owen Paul. Like you do. And on the […]
Pic: bear with me. We’ve been thinking about the summer here at the Palace of Bundance. With a few measly rays of sunshine and the occasional snowdrop, it does actually seem that it’s possible we’ll get there. Wearing shorts and going sock-less doesn’t seem like a crazy fantasy any longer. And this year, we’d quite […]
I love New Year. Not the actually night, but the fact it is passed and we’ve been given a whole 12 months to have a go at. I’m also a great believer in positive blogging – thinking happy, if you will. So when Mummy From The Heart started Reasons To Be Cheerful, 1, 2, 3 […]
Things I learned during our Yorkshire weekend. Money does grow on trees. Or at least it does at places on the Ingleton Falls walk. There are fallen trees with coins banged into the bark. It looks very much like the scales of a reptile. I expect you could find a metaphor there if you look […]