Shetland weather is improving now... We're getting a lot of wind and rain, as usual, but we are getting more sun and the days are much much longer now. Actually, I think we're experiencing a full week of NO RAIN currently. Most days over the last couple of weeks have been 9 - 13 *c … Continue reading Summer is around the corner
I can now understand most conversations with Shetlanders (if they don't speak incredibly fast)... Below I've written out the words or phrases that I've, thus far, come across. Also, when Shetlanders write how the speak up here, they write their words in certain ways. Instead, what I've done is written them based on how I … Continue reading Shetland and/or Scottish Words
Hello again, Long time no see. I'm always on Facebook/Instagram but I've been getting a fair bit of traffic on my blog so I must remember to post here a little more too! Before I begin - I'm writing this via the WordPress app. I've no idea how it will turn out so this is … Continue reading Update on Life
Just a brief update. I'm going back to school, if you can't tell by the title. The Open University I'm about to commence studies of English and History; subjects I adored in school. That's all, folks. 🙂
It’s 2018. I’m currently sat on the ferry on my way home, after spending a few days in Aberdeen with my sister. The swell is increasing slightly, so excuse me if a long pause occurs during this blog entry – I may be laying back taking deep breaths until my motion sickness calms down. My … Continue reading Goodbye 2017. Hello 2018.
I warn you... this is a LONG post. 1st November Caught the ferry from Lerwick at about 5:00pm. I slept in recliner seats and on the floor. A charging point was next to me which was useful. The WiFi onboard cuts out regularly so it wasn’t reliable, sadly. The first few hours of the … Continue reading New York City and me
Alice is my best friend. We can go months, even a year or more without seeing each other and it doesn't make any difference to our friendship. Being the awesome friend she is, she came all the way to Shetland to spend about 4 days with me. Photos here are a mix of mine and … Continue reading My best friend came to visit!