Sossidge!While we were over on mainland Orkney we took advantage of the need to go into Kirkwall on Saturday and called in at Kirkness & Gorie for cheese supplies. A bottle of wine fell into our bag too, as did posh crackers and some olives – we were planning a bread and cheese supper that day but could not resist a dried sausage addendum. Due to having bought [i]industrial [/i]quantities of cheese (Westray Wife, Selles sur Cher, Fumaison and Pecorino Truffle) , the sausage got home to Sanday unscathed. It went well in a bean stew today.

Backblips for the weekend trip are [url=]here[/url], [url=]here [/url]and [url=]here[/url] (my favourite) –  just in case Monday’s blip was seen before the links went in.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Feeling a bit seedy

Feeling a bit seedy

Nell and I went for a walk this morning. It was a gorgeous day but we ended up by not going very far. The Crooked Man had gone out and I was expecting a parcel delivery. Plus, I was finding it hard going. Not feeling on top of my game right now. Possibly a touch of “Keto Flu”? I’d like to think so, but honestly haven’t been working hard enough at it to have gotContinue readingFeeling a bit seedy

Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Where do all these yawning gaps come from? Aha – this time I have the answer – I have been busy updating Scattered Thoughts! After a couple of very long posts, time and energy were lacking for coming here to write and as little else had happened other than a shopping delivery or two, it seemed unimportant.Also spending far too much time at Facebook, which I am trying to give up but it keeps onContinue readingHere, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

An interesting morning. Up and at ’em we went to Intermarché to fuel up and to buy some food for when we arrive home. They were queuing outside the door for what appeared to be controlled entry. There were queues for fuel too. “We’re not that desperate” we said and set off for home. It… Continue reading October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

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