Connection

Connection

The last month has just flown by and here we are finally living full-time in our new home. Last week (the first week), was really hard and I don’t mind admitting that there were times when I questioned my decision making skills and whether I was up to the...
One Month on at Our New Home

One Month on at Our New Home

It’s been a whole month since we took ownership of our new home and what a month it has been! We’ve been so busy, that January has just flown by, but we have still reached the end of the month wishing that we had done more. The winter weather has slowed us...
Dried Flowers and Vegetables Galore!

Dried Flowers and Vegetables Galore!

Well, it’s been a while since I last sat down to write here and during that time, our garden has filled with flowers and vegetables galore! My blog has taken a back seat these past few weeks, as we have been busy planning for the future. We know that we need...
Sowing Seeds for Years to Come

Sowing Seeds for Years to Come

It was one of those four seasons days today. It’s quite a common phenomenon in the Orkney Islands: rain, hail, snow, bright sunshine and blue skies, and high winds all in one day! So, we opted to have an indoorsy kind of day. Matt had managed to get hold of a...
Getting the Garden Started for Spring

Getting the Garden Started for Spring

As soon as the snow melted, spring arrived on our little island and it has been gladly welcomed. Suddenly the air is full of the sounds of bird calls once again, the willows in our garden are bursting into a mass of fluffy white buds and there are huge drifts of...