Category Archives: Living the Dream

Life in Fife ~ Precious Moments at The Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy

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Another recent precious experience was a visit to The Old Kirk in Kirkcaldy to listen to Norman Milne play the organ. We have been unable to attend either his  recent Organ Recital or to hear the Orchestra in their Christmas … Continue reading

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Memories of life in Scotland ~ An extra Special Trip to Glencoe

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We seem to be fortunate to have experiences we would not have dreamed possible back in Bedfordshire and one was our recent trip to Glencoe with a fellow local author Hamish Brown. Hamish was visiting a group of women climbers … Continue reading

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Memories of Life in Fife ~ Invitation to a Bollywood Party

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Life in Fife ~ Invitation to a Bollywood Party! Within days of arriving permanently in Fife in December 2015 we were invited to a Bollywood Party, later described to me as one of those inventive get-togethers to dispel the winter … Continue reading

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Last 60th Birthday Treat ~ On the Old Queen Mary

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My 60th birthday year lasted right up until two weeks before my 61st birthday when we spent a night on The Queen Mary, that’s the old Queen Mary, which is moored at Long Beach, Los Angeles. Ever since we first … Continue reading

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Keeping Wednesday’s Special ~Dear Scotland Thank you

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Dear Scotland, thank you Cultural moments at the new V & A, Valentine’s night lanterns in the dark Edinburgh sky. Blankets of snowdrops in wooded glens, Sand and sea in winter sun. Strides through tree lined avenues to summit views … Continue reading

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Seven days, one night and eight skies over Edinburgh and the Forth

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A place to sit and think; to dream, to imagine, to write, to plot, to plan, to schedule, to create, to sketch, to sit and think; to be.  

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Walking to a Greater Sense of Happiness ~ Near Fort William

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While many folks we know down south were basking in their first heat wave of the year last week, we headed towards Fort William ~ our aim, alongside admiring the views, was to walk. We decided that Ben Nevis was … Continue reading

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Keep Wednesdays Special

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In my husband’s last year in the world of work he endured four challenging twelve hour days ~ five in peak periods leading up to Christmas. We made Wednesdays our day off and took up the challenge to walk The … Continue reading

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Life in Fife ~ The Weather in Scotland

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I’ve even had comments on Christmas cards, ‘why have you moved up to Scotland. It’s so cold up there,’ or, ‘what about all that rain,’ and so, just in case you wanted to ask me, here are my reasons for … 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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