Bistort

Bistorted

There are beautiful pink flowers in the garden at Einar. They look like Bistort in which case I wish I had more …

Drop scone at the Wheeling Steen

Well drop my scone…

One of life’s little pleasures is a cup of tea and a piece of cake. One of the very few downsides is …

Dark Island at the Orkney Brewery

Orkney Brewery

I’ve loved the Orkney Brewery’s beers ever since my first adventure with Red MacGregor and my journey to the Dark Island. I’ve …

Biscuit

Half a pound of biscuit

Half a pound of biscuit – that’s the way the money goes. WFM Brown makes bread and cakes and biscuits on Westray …

St Mungo

Glasgow, St Mungo and Midges

The toilet cisterns in Einar’s old school toilets say St Mungo on them. St Mungo is the patron saint of accused adulterers …

Pie

Fancy a piece?

I’ve just bought this fabulous dried fruit tart from Peter Miller’s shop. Would you like a piece?    Hold on! Wait a …

Aparagus

Eggs on the doorstep

I arrive back from a day out exploring and there are freshly laid eggs on the doorstep from my kind Island friend. …