Category: Reasons to be Cheerful

  • Reasons to Be Cheerful – Mad March!

    There’s reason #1 right there.  Bill Bailey’s on tour again, he’s coming to Shetland and this time I’ve got tickets!  Last time he was up here, tickets went on sale at 9AM, and by about 9:01 they’d sold out.  This time, thanks to a rather odd marketing strategy (blink-and-you’ll-miss-it link on the Shetland News Facebook […]

  • Reasons to be cheerful – Daffodils in bloom

    You know what? I don’t like daffodils.  Oh, sure, they look stunning when they’re in bloom but then they’re just long floppy green things that look untidy.  Crocuses have the good grace to be so small that their leaves are almost invisible amongst the grass once the flowers have gone, but daffs are far too […]

  • Reasons to be cheerful – Spring has Sprung #r2bc

    Here on the rock the year has definitely turned.  Waking up with the kids at stupid o’clock is no longer in the pitch dark!  A month ago I’d be typing this in darkness.  Now the sun, if not actually up, is very nearly up and there’s light streaming in the windows.  The cat is rampaging […]