Wordy Wednesday

Funny Scottish Words So, in keeping with the Rabbie Burns celebrations, I thought I’d offer up a sampling of funny Scottish words, slang and phrases. So, here goes. The first one is one of my personal favourites… Haud yer wheesht! (Be quiet. You can also shorten it to just Wheesssht!) Blether (noun: a blether isContinue reading “Wordy Wednesday”

A Toast To Rabbie Burns

So, anyone who has any type of connection to Scotland, Scottish roots, family ties, whatever…knows that tomorrow, January 25th, we celebrate the birth of Scotland’s Bard, Robert (Rabbie) Burns. And this year, January 25th also marks the 6-month anniversary of the day I left Canada to return to Scotland for good. During his short life,Continue reading “A Toast To Rabbie Burns”

Hello

Did you know that today is World Hello Day? Neither did I, until this morning. But after doing a bit of research, I discovered some interesting facts about it. World Hello Day was originally started in autumn 1973, as a response to the Yom Kippur war happening between Israel and Egypt. It was supposed toContinue reading “Hello”

Friday Funny

Alexa (R), You Crack Me Up! It’s been awhile since I did one of these. Not that my life doesn’t have humour in it. Living with two kittens provides loads of funny moments. But this morning, it was Amazon’s Alexa that was a source of entertainment for me. I recently purchased the Echo Dot, afterContinue reading “Friday Funny”

A Few Things I’ve Learned In Scotland

People are friendly and obliging. If you ask for directions, and your destination isn’t too far, don’t be surprised if the person offers you a lift. Roundabouts can be scary! And if you’re taking driving lessons, you can be dang sure your instructor is going to make you drive around at least one of them!Continue reading “A Few Things I’ve Learned In Scotland”

I’m Back!

Well, after what seems like a really long wait, I have finally got my internet hooked up. I have a lot of online catching up to do! So in the next couple of weeks I should be able to write more blog posts, work on my web page, and start some new projects. Pantera wasContinue reading “I’m Back!”

My Apologies

I had a plan when I started this blog. That plan has since been revised. Twice. At least… My original plan was to come up with something to write every single day. But life is busy, and sometimes my brain doesn’t want to have to work that hard. So, I thought I’d do theme days.Continue reading “My Apologies”

(I’m A) Bestselling Author!

Our book launch on Amazon was a huge success on Monday! We had a live event through Facebook and Zoom, and watched as our book roared up the rankings. It was suggested that I set up an author’s page on Amazon too, so that I could connect myself to the book officially through their site.Continue reading “(I’m A) Bestselling Author!”

Today Is The Day!

Today is the day we are officially launching our compilation book, Choices For Change: Courageous Decisions That Continue To Change Lives. We authors are so grateful for your support to help our book be visible to as many as possible today! Check out the page below to purchase and receive your bonus gifts *Only eligibleContinue reading “Today Is The Day!”

Book Launch Coming Soon!

I’m very excited to announce the launch of our compilation book, Choices for Change: Courageous Decisions That Changed Lives. Our official launch day is a week from today, June 22nd. It’s hard to believe that it came up so quickly – only 7 more sleeps! I have written four pieces for the book, and thisContinue reading “Book Launch Coming Soon!”