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Friday, 15 February 2008

Fri 15th Feb

My first day as a blogger..... never thought I'd do this - we Brits aren't into public introspection, well this Brit isn't anyway.

I intend to record daily life on the remote Scottish island that has been my home for eight years now. Today holds the promise of being a beautiful Spring-like day, with blue sky breaking through the clouds, and the sun is beginning to feel warm again after it's winter hibernation. And there appears to be NO WIND - such a day is to be treasured in Orkney where even the most benign summer day brings a breeze with it. Time to climb out of pyjams and go and feed the hens who are already congregating on the back door step as I have been tardy in attending to them this morning. See what this blog has got me already? Cross hens!


  1. Oh my God! I believe it *is* a lighthouse!

    Bev, did we know Sian lives near a lighthouse?

  2. Welcome to the world of blogging


  3. LOL! I was going to ask if that lighthouse was anywhere near your house, but I see others have beaten me to it with exclamations of surprise about the lighthouse.

    Glad to see you here, Sian, and will look forward to moments of extreme jealousy about your walks on the beach.

  4. Okay, I am completely cracking up because I was going to come here and say something witty about the lighthouse. OH WELL!!!

    I am SO glad you're doing this, and will look forward to reading it.

  5. Not much gets past you folks does it. I didn't think anyone would notice that I live next door to a lighthouse.... actually we have TWO lighthouses on the island, a tall pointy one next to me, and a short stumpy one at the other end of the island..... Thank you for your comments and welcome to my Blog - enjoy cos it's all YOUR fault I'm doing this ya know.....

  6. Hi just thought I would look at your very first blog. Very nice. Was looking at an ordnance of your island the other day mmmm you never know.