It’s 2016: relax and spread love

So here we are in 2016 and with it comes many questions. For example, how far can we go into the year and still say “Happy New Year” to each other? Let’s keep going for a little longer yet, and spread positive feelings. When I was young 2016 would have seemed part of some impossibleContinue reading “It’s 2016: relax and spread love”

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The rhythms and markers of an Orcadian year

Well, here we are with just a fortnight until December 21st, the shortest day of the year – a strange description really, we mean of course the shortest daylight of the year. All being well, December 21st will be 24-hours in duration like all other days. Here in Orkney our hours of daylight do get prettyContinue reading “The rhythms and markers of an Orcadian year”

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Brakes off, we’re speeding into 2013 and there’s no stopping…

Well, here we are, a week or so into a New Year. What will it bring for us all? For Kathie and me it started on a positive note – we went to one of the most enjoyable New Year’s Eve events we’ve ever attended. As we are in Scotland I should properly call itContinue reading “Brakes off, we’re speeding into 2013 and there’s no stopping…”

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