• A Month on Monday: November 2017

    I can’t wait until I make the move to the Highlands full-time and don’t have to travel back and fore to Edinburgh every week, but I will miss the train journeys. The Edinburgh to Inverness onward extension of the old East Coast Mainline is beautiful, especially once you pass Perth and head northward into the …

  • A Month on Monday: October 2017 (Decisions)

    Due to time playing its increasingly frequent tricks and me losing myself in autumn, delaying my previous post, this update is coming to you only a couple of weeks after the last one. Perhaps this is me getting back on track with a monthly update, on the last Monday of each month, as originally intended. …

  • Another Month, Another Tuesday: September and a Half

    Life is speeding along. I blink, and we’ve jolted forward another few weeks with hardly time to take a breath. Still, one can’t complain. Much has happened in the last few weeks, most of it to do with homemaking. Boxes have been packed away; furniture delivered, assembled, and mediations as to final positions have been …

  • Many Months on Monday (Tuesday): Oh, Life!

    Oh, how funny it is that we think we can predict even what the immediate future holds for us. The last A Month on Monday update was way back in mid-May, shortly before a series of unexpected events knocked my plans (and even myself, at times) sideways. Not quite misery, but definitely fuss. But that …