A modern day pilgrimage to Holy Island

Another special place of pilgrimage ~ The Holy Land

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Driving to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne has long been top of my travel bucket-list. Pilgrims have been making the trip for centuries because of its religious significance, but I was more interested in the island’s scenic castle, booze and causeway. My trip did not disappoint – read on to find out why it should be on your bucket-list too.

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Destroyed — Gotta Find a Home

23 November 2016 “Good morning, Bernard, are you enjoying your new winter boots?” “Yeah, the boots are fine, but I had some bad luck yesterday. Remember I told you that I was sleeping under a bridge and I had stored … Continue reading

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Bring me sunshine, bring me laughter, bring me love

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November the first up here in Fife was one of those ‘feel good’ days. Hubby and I had been inside quite a lot of the previous week in a pop up charity shop so on our first free day I … Continue reading

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“Clicking ‘add friend’ is one thing …”

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I’ve just read an article in Wednesdays ‘i’ paper by Siobhan Smith entitled: “Clicking ‘add friend’ is one thing, actually becoming new pals is quite another.” I agree in part, but disagree with one of her comments that “most of … Continue reading

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Life is Blooming in Fife! ~ A plea for help …

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Kinghorn in Bloom has been shortlisted for a Grassroots Giving Award by The Skipton Building Society. We would be grateful of your vote. This link tells you all about it and how to vote: Grassroots Giving Award ‘Kinghorn in Bloom’ … Continue reading

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Glasgow ~ A City of Surprises

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We’ve visited Glasgow three times since we’ve lived in Scotland and on each occasion I’ve warmed to the city even more. Here is an account of our second trip in August this year: “Living so far away from family I … Continue reading

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Yolande Launched ~ A Forth Affair!

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It was an atmosphere of celebration as a crowd of Kinghorn folk, supported by other rowing teams from the Forth, awaited the official launch of ‘Yolande’ Kinghorn’s very own skiff. It had been loving hand crafted over the last couple of years … Continue reading

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