I had planned for a while to expand on my personal journey through the past year in details. I’ll still get round to it one day soon, but for now: Continue reading dear 2016
Two years ago to this day we were here on a visit and spent new year’s eve with friends near Inverness. It was then and there that the decision to move here for good ignited. Continue reading happy hogmanay
For many weeks, the first thing I would do after coming home was rush and check for the wee ones, making sure they’re alright. Whatever I thought they’d need, they got it. Continue reading crop autonomy
With her second birthday two months away, A’s attempts at talking came in big leaps lately. It’s great seeing how she enjoys some of the side effects of naming things and conversing. Continue reading speak up
It’s one year today since I set foot on Scottish soil with the intention to stay. Recently I surprised myself, thinking that I am no more of a stranger here than where I had lived before. Continue reading orbit alba
One morning, around christmas time, I walked into our kitchen to find that T (4 1/2) and A (1 1/2) had teamed up, opened a jar of Nutella and shared the sweet treasure, in even sweeter harmony.
The build up to the solar eclipse had included Northern Lights where they rarely occur, a comet photographed above Loch Ness and the prospect of the spring equinox and a new moon coinciding on that same day. To tipp it off we were going to on one of the most beautiful beaches I know. Were going.
Independence comes with the benefit of not having to ask for help. I was not too surprised, but well impressed upon seeing big T, five this summer, use a mouse to select and play a song on youtube. Continue reading good girl
“Look, it’s a dress now!” said the 4 1/2 year old, wrapping a slice of Brunswick ham round the index finger, whilst singing “Let it go!”, envisioning Elsa or Anna dancing in her beautiful Wurstkleid. Continue reading at home