• Motherhood


    We’re more than a few weeks past your second birthday; a whole month has gone by and I’m doing a terrible job of keeping track of the things I know I’ll want to remember.…

    October 1, 2017
  • Sea swimming shetland

    7 things I’ve loved lately

    When I started this blog, I had a lot of stuff going on my head that I wanted to get down.  Ideas about motherhood, what I was feeling; and I started writing without much…

    July 24, 2017
  • Soren raewick shetland

    Our Weekend Wanders: Reawick beach

    Living somewhere like Shetland can be difficult. Having grown up here, I never thought I would settle at home. It felt too small, too parochial, the weather and long dark winters drove me insane…

    July 7, 2017
  • perfect hair

    Perfectionism: it’s overrated

    As a trait, perfectionism is often framed as a great thing to aspire to. It means we care, that we’re willing to work and, that we won’t stop until everything is just so, right?…

    June 28, 2017
  • Food

    The Best Kale Salad

    Ok, ok, I know. A recipe for kale salad. It probably makes you want to punch me in the face, right? …

    April 21, 2017
  • Dealing with life pressure

    Creative blocks and dealing with pressure

    There are lots of blog posts I want to write. Lots of creative ideas are buzzing around my head, sparked off from other bits of things I’ve heard or read lately.…

    April 14, 2017
  • Shetland seas

    On opinions

    This has been a strange week, as national politics go. “Strange” doesn’t really cut it, I know, but I can’t find any other word.…

    March 31, 2017