Guess who's back? I don't know why I've found it so hard to write on here in the last 6 months. I have numerous saved drafts that were attempts to make contact, instead they fell out of time relevance, seemed unimportant in the face of global catastrophes, and I couldn't imagine the point of me … Continue reading Happy Hiatus!
It's going to be a struggle to see June as anything resembling its usual positive self. But alas, the pages in the calendar keep turning and we're finally into the sixth month of this hell year. Weather you were here Here in Scotland we've had a scorching weekend and it looks set to continue today. … Continue reading Happy (?) June!
So in the very week that I was gearing up to write about all my previous travels, the company I have travelled most through has gone into administration. Farewell my beloved Caledonian Travel. Specialist Leisure Group LTD Apparently this company owned Caledonian Travel and its sister company based in England, National Holidays. I was not … Continue reading End of an Era
I'm sure everyone has at least heard of Rosslyn Chapel, mostly thanks to the spotlight given by Dan Brown in the Da Vinci code it helped bring even more tourists and conspiracy theorists to the church located on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Day-Trippin' Back in March, I'd planned to visit Rosslyn Chapel with the family … Continue reading Rosslyn Chapel
I love Stephen King. Whether you know me or not, you'll quickly learn how much he's impacted me as a writer and a reader. I love his tireless ability to just keep going and I can only hope to one day feel a little of what that would feel like. But then he'd tell me … Continue reading The Stand Remake
Way back at the start of this hell year, I made myself a challenge that I wouldn't buy any new books for 2020. The only exceptions were my Kindle Subscriptions, Audible and the new Dresden Files book. Temptation is everywhere I hadn't realised on the one hand how freaking easy it would be because I've … Continue reading Book Ban Update
I'm in organisation mode right now, at home and online. So while I'm taking a quick break from cleaning my house I wanted to let you all know what I've got planned for evallone.com in the coming weeks. Armchair Traveller Since quarantine is still ongoing, it doesn't look like we're travelling anywhere new anytime soon … Continue reading Coming Up
Hear me... get back to you later with that one. Nothing really matters I've done nothing but avoid things for the last couple of days. And why not? It's not like anyone's really doing anything now. Except I have a to-do list a mile long of all the things I wanted to progress with when … Continue reading I am Procrastinator…
As much as I want to cry myself into oblivion for all the things I'm not getting to do, I figured a better use of my time would be to look for the positives, no matter how small. I have a home with a study and lots of books, I have no children, I have … Continue reading The Quarantine Diaries: Wins