Category Archives: Memoirs

The Oldest Cheese ~ ‘Don’t be a stranger’

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I have recently returned from a visit to two friends who live in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. As I left them both I was given a two Wensleydale cheeses. I laughed as I thanked them and waved goodbye. … Continue reading

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6o’s years to celebrate in photos!

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There are no need for words! Communicating with a cow on the island of Sark at about 10 years. Gone fishing on Alderney around 14 years. Mum, myself about sixteen, my sister and my grandma on Alderney. My favourite photo! … Continue reading

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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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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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A Couple of Coincidences ~ an Extra Special Day

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‘Where shall we go on Wednesday,’ I asked hubby last weekend. This led to a discussion: ‘Part of the West Highland Way?’ ~ ‘Too far.’ ‘Leith back towards Queensferry?’ ~ ‘Not sure.’ ‘Up the Lomund Hills or the Largs?’ ~ ‘Might … Continue reading

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Restoration, healing and the beauty of nature

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We visited Loch Ore Meadows just outside of Lochgelly, Fife today, only a few miles inland from where we live. The Loch and reclaimed landscape surrounding it, was once a site of many collieries, places where many local folks toiled … 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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