Scenic Weather

Yesterday found us heading to Inverness, to the funeral of one of our community, Pauline. She was a larger than life character whose laughter could be heard a long time before you actually saw her. We were sad to say our goodbyes but it was a lovely service, with many memories of her laughter and […]

That Moment of Stillness

I heard someone on the radio today describe the period between Christmas and New year as that “little moment of stillness”. And so it is. The mad rush of Christmas is over (did you really need all that food/last minute shopping/that extra packet of biscuits/the partridge?!) and the Hogmanay celebration is yet to come. […]

Helloooooooo (anybody here?)

My poor blog – it has been very neglected. Will anybody even read this, I wonder. Summer has been very busy with a mix of shows and events and my focus for social media has been Twitter and Instagram – quick to leave a quick comment, and the 2 platforms seem to be well used. […]

The Scenic Route

Yesterday was Optician day – a day I always dread, not only because of the likely expense of new glasses, but because of the actual test itself. We have a lovely optician, Margaret in Ullapool. She is so thorough, and fortunately has a good sense of humour as for some reason I always get […]

A Day Off

One of the pleasures of self employment is that you’re not tied to regimented hours of 9 to 5 Monday to Friday, which means you have to face the shops on a Saturday or Sunday when most of the rest of the working population are doing their shopping. So on Tuesday I declared we were […]